200 Firefighters Respond to Greater Alarm Fire in Carson, California

Approximately 200 firefighters responded to a large commercial structure fire in Carson, California, on Thursday, September 30, according to fire officials.

This footage filmed by Twitter user @TheReturnOfKlay shows plumes of smoke rising near the site of the fire on Avalon Blvd which was blocked off by local police and firefighters.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department declared the blaze to be a “greater alarm fire” as 12 additional fire engines and five paramedic squads were dispatched to the scene.

No injuries were reported, according to local media.

According to local news reports, the building housed hundred of pallets which fueled the flames. Some of them are packed with products made with rubbing alcohol, media reported.

Neighboring businesses were evacuated and residents were advised to avoid the area, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Carson Station. Credit: @TheReturnOfKlay via Storyful

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