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Published on March 04, 2024
Los Angeles Firefighters Rapidly Extinguish Mission Hills Blaze, No Injuries ReportedSource: Google Street View

A blaze that began outside a home in Mission Hills was swiftly knocked down by Los Angeles firefighters Monday morning. The fire threatened a one-story single-family residence at 10601 N Marklein Avenue. The fire, initially reported at 11:29 AM, quickly exposed the nearby home, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

LAFD crews responded promptly to the scene, deploying hose lines to protect the structure and aggressively tackle the flames. According to the department's follow-up notification, it took a team of 26 firefighters just 17 minutes to gain access, confine, and t ultimately extinguish the fire. There were no reported injuries from the incident, as reported by the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation, with details yet to emerge about what sparked the initial flames. Situated in Council District 7, the area is frequented by these first responders, Battalion 12’s professionals who are well-versed in containing such emergencies.

Officials have yet to release information on the extent of the damage to the affected home. The quick response of the firefighters potentially saved the house from significant structural damage. “Crews quickly deployed hose lines to minimize any involvement inside,” as noted by the Los Angeles Fire Department.