Fire Destroys Monterey Park Home

By EGP News

A two-story residential structure in Monterey Park was fully engulfed Oct.6 in a fire that took over 50 firefighters nearly two hours to contain.

Monterey Park Fire Department responded to 243 W. Markland Drive in the City of Monterey Park to a residential structure fire.

The intensity of the fire increased when firefighters encountered exploding medical oxygen cylinders that were stored at the front door by residents.

Authorities estimate the cost of damage to $625,000 structural damages and an additional $150,000 in content damage. No injuries were reported.

Fire units from Alhambra, San Gabriel, Montebello, Pasadena and South Pasadena also responded to the incident.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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