Vernon Fire Prompts Business Evacuations
By City News Service
A fire burned Sunday in a building that housed three business in Vernon, prompting evacuations, a fire dispatcher said.
The fire was reported at 7:35 p.m. in a structure at East 49th Street and Santa Fe Avenue, according to a dispatcher with the Downey Fire Department, which handles calls for the Vernon Fire Department. Three businesses operate out of the burned building, which was evacuated for safety, the dispatcher said.
A partial roof collapse was reported to the rear of the edifice during the blaze, the dispatcher said. No injuries were reported.Print This Post
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