Photos: Crews Battle Major Fire at East L.A. Housing Complex

Fire trucks at the scene of fire in East L.A.

Fire photographer Rick McClure shared some photos when firefighters from Los Angeles County and the Monterey Park (CA) fire departments battled a huge fire in a housing complex under construction.

On September 16, 2020, the fire in the 62-unit housing complex also damaged a historic pre-1933 theater and a house at 1st St. and Rowan Avenue. The fire was declared knocked down more than nine hours later.

A teenage boy was detained for questioning in connection with the fire. Nearby residents were evacuated. There were no immediate injuries reported.


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