Structure Fire at 9000 W Venice Blvd, Palms, Los Angeles, CA

Structure Fire

Total Responding Units: 59

Additional Information

  Incident Type: Structure Fire

  Timestamp: 09-17-22 05:44 AM

  Neighborhood: Palms
  LAFD Division: South
  LAFD First-in: 43
  LAFD Battalion: 18
  LAPD RD: 1409
  LAPD Div: Pacific

  Latitude: 34.0270
  Longitude: -118.3917

  Address: 9000 W Venice Blvd
  Intersection: W Exposition Dr / Venice Blvd

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LAFD Press Release

Major Emergency Structure Fire 09/17/2022 INC#0289 - Major Emergency Structure Fire; INC#0289; 05:44AM; 9000 W Venice Bl; MAP: https://bit.ly/3LoI3aw; #Palms; PRELIM: Defensive firefighting operations on a row of commercial businesses.; FS 43; Batt 18; South Bureau; Council District 5; BC11 BC13 BC18 BC4 BC5 BC9 CM20 CM22 E205 E210 E211 E229 E261 E263 E27 E292 E294 E295 E34 E37 E43 E59 E61 E62 E94 EA1 EM11 EM9 HR3 RA43 RA5 RA92 RA94 T10 T11 T29 T5 T61 T63 T92 T94 T95 UR5 UR88; CH9; 13 14; Brian Humphrey 09-17-22 06:43 AM

Knockdown - Major Emergency Structure Fire 09/17/2022 INC#0289 - Knockdown - Major Emergency Structure Fire; INC#0289; 06:57AM; 9000 W Venice Bl; MAP: https://bit.ly/3LoI3aw; #Palms; 124 LAFD Firefighters took just 73 minutes to access, confine and fully extinguish fire that directly involved three businesses in a 50' x 400' one-story row of a dozen commercial occupancies. Heavy smoke impacted at least a half-dozen adjacent businesses, including a feline overnight boarding facility where several cats were rescued, but others sadly perished. Though there were no civilian injuries, one firefighter took ill during the intense firefight, and has been taken to an area hospital in fair condition for observation. The cause of the fire is under active investigation. LAFD Public Information Officer, Firefighter David Ortiz is en route, ETA 8:00 AM.; FS 43; Batt 18; South Bureau; Council District 5; AR11 BC11 BC13 BC18 BC4 BC5 BC9 CM20 CM22 E205 E210 E211 E229 E261 E263 E27 E292 E294 E295 E34 E37 E43 E59 E61 E62 E94 EA1 EM11 EM9 HR3 RA43 RA5 RA92 RA94 T10 T11 T29 T5 T61 T63 T92 T94 T95 UR5 UR88; CH9; 13 14; Brian Humphrey 09-17-22 07:20 AM

Traffic Advisory - Major Emergency Structure Fire 09/17/2022 INC#0289 - Traffic Advisory - Major Emergency Structure Fire; INC#0289; 12:00PM; 9000 W Venice Bl; MAP: https://bit.ly/3LoI3aw; #Palms; Travel on Venice Boulevard between Robertson Boulevard and Culver Boulevard will be limited to only one westbound lane this afternoon, as firefighters and investigators continue to work the scene of a major emergency structure fire that was extinguished this morning in the Palms area near the Culver City limits. The closure of lanes will continue until LAFD operations are complete, with an unknown duration. Significant traffic congestion and delay are being experienced in the immediate area. Motorists should consider an alternate route, with detours readily available. Please monitor traffic reports on news radio. Transit Users Follow @MetroLAAlerts https://twitter.com/MetroLAAlerts on Twitter for any service delays. For additional information regarding the fire, please see LAFD.ORG/NEWS; Brian Humphrey 09-17-22 12:14 PM

Traffic Advisory - Major Emergency Structure Fire 09/17/2022 INC#0289 - Traffic Advisory - Major Emergency Structure Fire; INC#0289; 12:00PM; 9000 W Venice Bl; MAP: https://bit.ly/3LoI3aw; #Palms; Travel on Venice Boulevard between Robertson Boulevard and Culver Boulevard will be limited to only one westbound lane this afternoon, as firefighters and investigators continue to work the scene of a major emergency structure fire that was extinguished this morning in the Palms area near the Culver City limits. The closure of lanes will continue until LAFD operations are complete, with an unknown duration. Significant traffic congestion and delay are being experienced in the immediate area. Motorists should consider an alternate route, with detours readily available. Please monitor traffic reports on news radio. Transit Users Follow @MetroLAAlerts https://twitter.com/MetroLAAlerts on Twitter for any service delays. For additional information regarding the fire, please see https://LAFD.ORG/NEWS; Brian Humphrey 09-17-22 12:14 PM

Update Major Emergency Structure Fire Damage Correction - 09/17/2022 INC#0289 - Update Damage Correction - Major Emergency Structure Fire; INC#0289; 01:00PM; 9000 W Venice Bl; MAP: https://bit.ly/3LoI3aw; #Palms; As the investigation and clean-up continues at the scene of this morning's Major Emergency Structure Fire, it is now clear that direct fire damage was limited to *five* adjoining businesses, including (from east to west) a nail salon, smoke shop, martial arts studio, staffing agency, and pet boarding. Collateral smoke, heat and water damage affected the adjacent jewelry store to the east, and a restaurant at the west end of the building. All *seven* of those affected businesses were under one roof and shared a common attic. None of the businesses were equipped with optional fire sprinklers. The injured firefighter continues to receive medical assessment and treatment at an area hospital for his sudden illness. For additional information and imagery regarding the fire, please see https://LAFD.ORG/NEWS; - Brian Humphrey 09-17-22 01:06 PM

Incident Area Map

Responding Unit Activity Log

Timestamp Unit ID Unit Status
09-17-22 03:37 PM T21 Onscene
09-17-22 03:37 PM E221 Onscene
09-17-22 03:34 PM T1 Onscene
09-17-22 03:34 PM E201 Onscene
09-17-22 12:48 PM T93 Onscene
09-17-22 12:48 PM E293 Onscene
09-17-22 12:33 PM T50 Onscene
09-17-22 12:33 PM E250 Onscene
09-17-22 12:23 PM TV94 Onscene
09-17-22 10:47 AM AR9 Onscene
09-17-22 09:17 AM PH1 Onscene
09-17-22 09:13 AM AR1 Onscene
09-17-22 07:57 AM PI2 Onscene
09-17-22 07:45 AM CM32 Onscene
09-17-22 07:23 AM AR11 Onscene
09-17-22 07:02 AM EA1 Onscene
09-17-22 06:52 AM UR5 Onscene
09-17-22 06:51 AM E34 Onscene
09-17-22 06:50 AM BC13 Onscene
09-17-22 06:33 AM T95 Onscene
09-17-22 06:33 AM E59 Onscene
09-17-22 06:33 AM E295 Onscene
09-17-22 06:31 AM BC5 Onscene
09-17-22 06:25 AM E37 Onscene
09-17-22 06:23 AM T10 Onscene
09-17-22 06:23 AM E210 Onscene
09-17-22 06:18 AM T11 Onscene
09-17-22 06:18 AM E211 Onscene
09-17-22 06:17 AM E229 Onscene
09-17-22 06:17 AM T29 Onscene
09-17-22 06:14 AM UR88 Onscene
09-17-22 06:13 AM RA5 Onscene
09-17-22 06:12 AM EM11 Onscene
09-17-22 06:12 AM T5 Onscene
09-17-22 06:12 AM E205 Onscene
09-17-22 06:07 AM RA92 Onscene
09-17-22 06:05 AM HR3 Onscene
09-17-22 06:05 AM CM22 Onscene
09-17-22 06:05 AM CM20 Onscene
09-17-22 06:05 AM BC4 Onscene
09-17-22 06:05 AM EM9 Onscene
09-17-22 06:04 AM T63 Onscene
09-17-22 06:04 AM E263 Onscene
09-17-22 06:03 AM E27 Onscene
09-17-22 06:03 AM RA94 Onscene
09-17-22 06:00 AM BC11 Onscene
09-17-22 06:00 AM T61 Onscene
09-17-22 06:00 AM E62 Onscene
09-17-22 06:00 AM E261 Onscene
09-17-22 05:58 AM RA43 Onscene
09-17-22 05:55 AM BC9 Onscene
09-17-22 05:53 AM T92 Onscene
09-17-22 05:53 AM E292 Onscene
09-17-22 05:53 AM E61 Onscene
09-17-22 05:53 AM T94 Onscene
09-17-22 05:53 AM E294 Onscene
09-17-22 05:51 AM BC18 Onscene
09-17-22 05:50 AM E94 Onscene
09-17-22 05:50 AM E43 Onscene

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