Massive hearth breaks out in 2 one-story constructions in El Monte

Firefighters had been battling a big hearth in two business buildings in El Monte, officers introduced Sunday.  

Whereas it’s unclear what time the fireplace began, crews with the Los Angeles County Fireplace Division responded to the 9200 block of Garvey Avenue the place heavy smoke could possibly be seen billowing out of the 2 constructions. Firefighters took a defensive place on the blaze, officials said

Not lengthy after crews arrived, the blaze was upgraded to a three-alarm fire, that means L.A. County Fireplace requested greater than 100 firefighters and extra gear to struggle the fireplace.  

Video posted to the Citizen App confirmed thick, darkish plumes of smoke within the space close to the fireplace.  

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The reason for the fireplace remains to be unknown. To this point, no accidents have been reported.  

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