Crews Put Out Blaze At Boyle Heights Home With ‘Packrat Conditions’

BOYLE HEIGHTS (CBS) — A fire gutted a two-story home described as having “packrat conditions” in Boyle Heights.

The blaze broke out in the 3400 block of Percy Street about 10:25 p.m. Saturday, according to officials.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Matt Spence said the fire was put out 48 minutes later.

According to authorities, a man and a dog were able to escape the fire unharmed.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio
Play.It

Listen Live