Laguna Hills: Major 4th Alarm Fire Scorches Storage Facility

Firefighters today put out a stubborn four-alarm fire at a two-story storage unit in Laguna Woods, in south OC

DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 04-29-2018 | 3:21 AM
LOCATION: 25131 Costeau Street (Public Storage)
CITY: Laguna Hills
INCIDENT DETAILS:

  1. Firefighters are battling a fire at a large public storage storage facility;
  2. The fire is currently 4th Alarm assignment;
  3. At least two roofs and other aspects of a building have collapsed;
  4. Over 100 firefighters are on scene battling the blaze;
  5. Multiple roads are closed due to the large response;
  6. An entire building of storage units is presumes a total loss;
  7. No injuries have been reported;
  8. City building officials have been requested to the scene due to the building collapse;
  9. See SOT for further.

VICTIM INFORMATION: N/A
SUSPECT INFORMATION: N/A
HANDLING AGENCIES:

  1. Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA)
  2. Orange County Sheriff's Department

SOT(s): Captain Tony Bommarito, OCFA PIO
ADDITIONAL: N/A
CNS: LAGUNA WOODS (CNS) - Firefighters today put out a stubborn four-alarm fire at a two-story storage unit in Laguna Woods, in south Orange County. Firefighters were dispatched at 3:22 a.m. to the 25000 block of Costeau Street, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Tony Bommarito. There had been a partial wall and roof collapse and at least 100 firefighters were the scene, Bommarito said. No injuries have been reported and firefighters went into defensive fire attack of the blaze at 5:15 a.m., he said. The fire was eventually knocked down about 7:15 a.m., said Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi. Of the 970 units at the two-structure, 135 units were either damaged or destroyed by either water, smoke or fire, Concialdi said. ``Because of the fire load, this is going to be an all-day event,'' Bommarito said.

CNS-04-29-2018 11:06

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