West Los Angeles High-Rise Fire In Progress, 11740 Wilshire Blvd. (Brentwood), Several Units Seem To Be Damaged, Firefighters On Scene, Highlight Hollywood News
Firefighters were responding Friday to blaze at a 25-story residential high-rise building on the westside of Los Angeles. Heavy smoke was coming from the 11th floor of the building in the 11700 block of Wilshire Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey. Flames and black smoke were coming from one unit, aerial video showed. Firefighters could be seen on a balcony spraying water into the unit. One person taken to nearby hospital.
The blaze was reported at 11:43 a.m., and about 105 firefighters were on scene within 15 minutes. The fire was several blocks west of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ West Los Angeles Medical Center.
Traffic Alert, Wilshire shut down in Brentwood.