MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 14, 2023 – Los Angeles County Fire Department units were dispatched at approximately 2:48 p.m. to respond to a structure fire in the 4600 block of Via Marina.
Upon arrival, firefighters encountered heavy smoke emanating from a structure, prompting the escalation to a second alarm and subsequently to a third alarm.
Currently, over 100 firefighters are on the scene, working diligently to contain and extinguish the blaze. The rapid escalation to a third alarm underlines the severity of the incident, pulling in substantial resources to manage the emergency.
As of now, there are no reports on the potential cause of the fire or if there are any injuries sustained in the incident. Local authorities are urging residents in the vicinity to remain vigilant and adhere to safety guidelines.
Updates on the situation will follow as more information becomes available. Authorities ask the public to avoid the area to allow emergency personnel to efficiently manage the scene.