Major emergency fire damages Panorama City commercial building
PANORAMA CITY, Calif. - A major emergency fire damaged a commercial building in Panorama City Friday, but no one was hurt.
At least 105 firefighters battled the blaze at the one-story structure 14621 W. Titus St. It was reported at 12:09 a.m., and its progress had been stopped by around 2:20 a.m., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange.
Firefighters continued to search for pockets of fire and hot spots within the debris, Prange said.
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"While no official 'knockdown' has been declared by the incident commander due to inaccessible pockets of fire within the debris, firefighters are commencing overhaul operations and will eventually leave a fire company on ‘fire watch’ through the morning,'' Prange said in a statement.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.