A fierce blaze destroyed several businesses in a two-story brick building in the Little Armenia area on May 6, 2014. Firefighters were called to 1096 North Western Ave and found smoke issuing from the bricks and attic of the commercial building.
With the fire burning in multiple trapped spaces in the attic, the I.C. noted that the fire activity continued to escalate despite the companies best efforts. He ordered personnel off the roof and went into a defensive fire attack.
A total of 153 firefighters extinguished the blaze in one hour and 38 minutes.
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