#AceBreakingNews – LOS ANGELES – Dec.08 – A massive fire has engulfed an apartment building under construction in down-town Los Angeles.
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), firefighters were battling the blaze at the corner of Temple and Fremont streets, the Los Angeles Times reports. The LAFD has subsequently tweeted the exact location of the incident.
*Major Emergency Fire* 909 W. Temple St 90012; MAP https://t.co/dkTZDVlqVT; apartment building under construction.; Ch:09,13 @ 1:20 AM
— LAFD (@LAFD) December 8, 2014.
The fire apparently broke out in an apartment complex under construction near the four-level freeway interchange junction on the northern edge of downtown. A picture of the site is available on Google maps.
— #ThatGuyTy (@TyreeBP) December 8, 2014
Omg. Insane fire in downtown LA off the 101. pic.twitter.com/oUw5B1lR3g
— Nickolaus Sugai (@nicksugai) December 8, 2014
— RIAnotBria❤️ (@_ontaRia) December 8, 2014
— Jon Passantino (@passantino) December 8, 2014
Social media users in the city have been quick to post pictures of the pillar of fire reaching up into the night sky, with some taking a more ominous interpretation of the blaze.
I was driving back home when I saw LA catching on fire, didn’t notice the picture till I got home pic.twitter.com/TFcWnrhqSF
— Cris;) (@cristobal1919) December 8, 2014