PACIFIC PALISADES—A home in Pacific Palisades caught on fire Thursday, March 28 at 16880 Avenida de Santa Ynez.
The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived to contain fire at the 4,806 square-foot, two-story home. It took 30 firefighters, 25 minutes to fully extinguish the fire.
Full engaged home in #pacificpalisades tonight. #lafd moved quickly to knock down – once they arrived. 911 went unanswered for many critical minutes-even w/a recording pointing many frantic callers to an 877 # to report a fire. ACS security tried their best as 1st on scene pic.twitter.com/R8YJqi7d0U
— Wes Nichols (@wesnichols) March 29, 2019
There were no reports of any injuries and the cause of the fire is still under investigation by officials reported Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department on social media. Humphrey sent out the alert at 7:29 p.m. and said the fire broke out at 7:04 p.m.
Local residents assisted with extinguishing the fire before the LAFD arrived.
“I saw the smoke around 7 p.m.,” said Roger Wang on Twitter. “My wife promptly called 911 and was asked if she saw fire. She couldn’t from where she was, so was told to call back and given another number to call. We were first on the scene, did what we could with extinguishers and garden hoses.”