Second Fire At South L.A. Building Spreads To Destroy Adjacent Church

Thursday, June 13, 2024

The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a greater alarm fire that destroyed a South Los Angeles church early Thursday morning, having spread from an adjacent building used by the congregation, the scene of a separate fire late Tuesday night. 

The latest fire was reported at 3:18 AM on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at 2156 West Slauson Avenue in the Chesterfield Square neighborhood of Los Angeles.

It took 83 LAFD responders under the command of Assistant Chief Douglas Lewis, 77 minutes to extinguish the flames. 

No injuries were reported. The cause of both fires remain under active investigation. 

Please see recent LAFD ALERT messages for preliminary incident information.

A full news story will be posted here later today as additional details become available

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