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"Sepulveda IC" LAFD Major Emergency Motel Fire - February 14, 2016

At just after 2:00pm on February 14, 2016 the Los Angeles Fire Department arrived on scene of a vacant 2-story motel at 6445 Sepulveda Blvd. in Van Nuys and reported heavy smoke showing from the rear of "The Voyager Motor Inn". Moments later the fire escalated to a "Major Emergency" incident and, following structural collapses, LAFD went into defensive ops. It took hours to control the blaze which consumed most of the complex. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation. © Craig Durling/DurlingMedia

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"Valley IC" - LAFD - June 28, 2015

At around noon on June 28, 2015 LAFD units arrived on scene of the A&A Wiping Cloth Company at 4366 Worth Street in El Sereno reporting heavy fire showing. Originally thought to have a Valley Blvd address, Valley IC quickly progressed to a Major Emergency incident bringing over 50 companies to the scene. Ultimately going into defensive ops, over 164 firefighters battled the stubborn fire in 90+ degree heat for over 2 1/2 hours. Six FF injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.