ALHAMBRA (CBSLA) – A large house fire broke out in Alhambra Friday morning and forced surrounding homes to be evacuated.
The blaze was reported in the 600 block of South Electric Avenue sometime before 6 a.m.READ MORE: Deadly Multi-Vehicle Collision Strikes Apartment Building In Pacoima, Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Others Transported To Hospital
Alhambra Fire Department crews arrived on scene to find heavy flames and smoke coming from the home.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccination Rates Among LAPD And LAFD Well Behind County Residents
At one point, aerial footage from Sky2 showed a man being handcuffed at the scene. Alhambra police told CBSLA that the man had been trying to extinguish the fire, but when officers asked him to move, he became uncooperative, so they placed him in handcuffs and detained him.
Several nearby homes were evacuated as well.MORE NEWS: Pursuit Suspect Attacks CHP Officers In Simi Valley
There was no word of any injuries. The cause and circumstances of the fire were not confirmed.