TORRANCE (CBSLA) — Firefighters say four people have been injured in a reported explosion at an apartment complex in Torrance.

Torrance firefighters responded to the 23500 block of Anza Avenue just before 1:20 p.m. Sunday.

Four apartments have been damaged, two of which sustained “significant damage.”

Of the injured, two were said to have sustained significant injuries. Two others sustained minor injuries.

A Hazmat team is at the scene.

The cause of the explosion was not known.

This is a breaking news story. More information will be added as soon as it becomes available. 

Comments (7)
  1. Maybe Los Angeles and Torrance should do something about the slumlords in those connecting communities that do everything to skirt local building codes, don’t get the proper permits to do construction on these residential units and stop these slumlords from doing work on Sunday afternoons to hide their illegal work from building inspectors.

    Just a thought.

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