MONROVIA (CBSLA) – A fire damaged three homes in Monrovia early Thursday morning and forced the evacuation of a nearby apartment complex.
The blaze broke out in the 200 block of West Walnut Avenue a little before 2:30 a.m.READ MORE: Woman Says She Was Refused Service At An Encino Dunkin' Donuts For Being Deaf
Video from the scene showed flames torching one of the homes and burning through a power line, which prompted the evacuation of the apartment complex.READ MORE: Illegal Marijuana Grow Bust Nets Nearly 30,000 Plants And Leads To 31 Arrests In San Bernardino
Monrovia Fire & Rescue crews responded.
“When I came out the door I saw flames on the garage next door, it was completely engulfed in flames, and I looked over at the house in the back and it was starting to catch on fire as well,” neighbor Edler Butler told CBSLA.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Related Hospitalizations Continue To Drop In Los Angeles County
There were no reported injuries. The extent of the damage to the burned homes was unclear. The cause is under investigation.