Northridge, CA (July 5, 2020) – A total of five people were injured after a fire tore through two apartment buildings on Saturday, July 4th. The incident took place at the intersection of Wilbur Avenue and Parthenia Street in the Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles.
According to authorities, a fire broke out and consumed multiple palm trees, and spread to two adjacent 16-unit buildings. Firefighters arrived at the scene where they extinguished the flames in eight apartment units and on the roof of the second building.
At least 50 residents were displaced as a result of the fire and five suffered various injuries. Two of the victims suffered serious injuries but no comments were made concerning their current conditions.
The cause of this incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Apartment Fires in Los Angeles
Between the years 2010 and 2014, a total of 410 people were killed during the 107,800 apartment fires that took place. Like anywhere else in the country, apartment fires in Los Angeles are extremely dangerous and often caused by reasons beyond the control of the tenants. It is important to understand that you may have substantial rights after suffering an injury by no fault of your own.
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