VIDEOS: Massive fire rips through apartment complex in California

  • Source: KCAL-TV CBS 9 Los Angeles
  • Published: 04/01/2024 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: A massive fire ripped through an apartment building in Lomita on Saturday, causing the second floor to collapse as huge flames damaged the entire structure. Firefighters were dispatched to battle the fire, located at the Vista Verde Condominium complex in the 2000 bock of Palos Verdes Drive, at around 6:40 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. In all, they say there are around 150 firefighters engaged with the blaze. After burning for nearly an hour, the roof of the building appeared to have collapsed in on itself due to the raging fire. LACoFD Public Information Officer Craig Little said that the second floor collapsed onto the first, creating additional complications to their ongoing firefight. Crews could be seen battling the large flames that were shooting forth from the roof of the building with SkyCal overhead.


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