LAFD Explosion 05/16/2020

These videos are from an Incident that occurred on May 16th, 2020 in Los Angeles CA. Units were dispatched to a fire in a commercial structure, that was found to be using butane to process THC for vape products. There were no markings, or warnings on the building as to the contents. They initiated an aggressive initial attack and roof vent. Units encountered large quantities of materials in the structure and heavy fire load. They were pulling back just before the explosion happened.

12 Members were injured on this fire, 10 were caught in the explosion. Thankfully, there were zero fatalities.

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Pennington Fire Company

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Pennington, NJ 08534
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