WEST HOLLYWOOD—Residents fled their apartment after hearing smoke alarms at their building located on the 900 block of North Sweetzer Avenue. Officials from the Los Angeles County Fire Department were notified around 4:30 a.m., of the blaze on Thursday, May 16 as first reported by KTLA5 News.
A resident on clutches with a broken leg alerted tenants by knocking on their doors advising them to get out of the building. Firefighters arrived to the multi-unit structure building in time to contain the blaze at 4:56 a.m. There were no serious injuries reported during the fire.
Canyon News reached out to city of West Hollywood Public Information Officer Sheri A. Lunn via phone about the incident. Details of the arson remains under investigation, as officials attempt to find a cause for the blaze.