Fire Damages Building on James Monroe High School Campus

Friday, November 09, 2012 |

NORTH HILLS - A pre-dawn fire on the campus of James Monroe High School damaged portions of a classroom building early Friday morning.

Summoned by a 9-1-1 call from a passerby who noted smoke at 2:41 AM on November 9, 2012, the Los Angeles Fire Department responded swiftly to 9229 Haskell Avenue in North Hills, to discover fire within a large one-story building on the south side of the campus.

It took the well-coordinated effort of 94 Los Angeles Firefighters just 45 minutes to quell the flames within a wood shop and an adjacent hallway. No injuries were reported.

Monetary loss from the fire is still being tabulated. The cause of the blaze remains under active investigation.
Dispatched Units: E290 E90 T90 RA90 E7 RA7 EM15 BC10 E81 E275 T75 E87 E287 T87 E103 DC3 BC12 SQ87 BC15 EL83 AR2 E239 T39 E298 T98 EM17 E288 T88 E89 UR88 RA88 RA889 BC14 RT83
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Submitted by Brian Humphrey, Spokesman
Los Angeles Fire Department

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