Firefighters Battle 5-Alarm Commercial Fire Affecting Multiple Buildings In California

  • Source: KOVR-TV CBS 13 Sacramento
  • Published: 06/02/2020 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Firefighters are responding to a large multi-structure fire in South Sacramento. According to Sacramento Fire, the incident is at 3400 La Grande Boulevard. The 5 alarm fire has spread to multiple structures including a body shop, mattress factory, and pallet storage facility. The fire chief said firefighters are running into a major issue with water pressure, making the firefight more difficult. He also said embers have been spreading from the fire, creating several spot fires. Several small explosions have been heard in the area, which firefighters said were caused by tires and aerosols. Firefighters are also monitoring propane tanks in the buildings. At least 200 firefighters are on the scene and two were injured. Officials say those two firefighters have non-life-threatening burns. Firefighters say everyone was safely evacuated from the area. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.


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