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Sunday, October 20, 2013

LAFD High Rise Fire, 11740 West Wilshire Bl.

Friday October 18, 2013 LAFD sent a massive response to a residential high rise fire at 11740 West Wilshire Bl. Upon arrival firefighters found a wall of fire and a towering column of smoke coming from the building at about the 11 th floor. Firefighters went interior to rescue trapped occupants and to make aggressive interior fire attack. Several firefighters became disoriented in the dense black smoke and emergency traffic was declared.

Several civilians and firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation and minor injuries. Occupants are now being let back into the building after a massive salvage operation was completed.

Photos Copyright Jeff Zimmerman Please do not copy or redistribute photos.

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