And Again !! Two men die after apparent hemp extraction fire and blast


This is now the third time in the last 12 months there’s been a major event around extraction in Los Angeles. This must be making authorities increasingly nervous on how the issue will be managed. Media reports Business where fire occurred was legal, but the extraction operation had not gone through the permit and safety process. A massive fire and at least one witness-reported explosion at a suspected weed extraction lab claimed the lives of two people and required the efforts of about 150 firefighters to douse the fast-moving blaze in west San Fernando Valley. Members of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAPD) responded to the fire inside a 125 (38 metres) sq. ft. facility a little after noon on Oct. 18, LAFD spokesperson Brian Humphrey says in a statement Tuesday. Here’s the statement TWO DEAD, TWO OTHERS SEVERELY BURNED FOLLOWING CANOGA PARK INDUSTRIAL FIRE Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Valley Bureau LAFD Spokesperson: Brian Humphrey CANOGA PARK– The Los Angeles Fire Department battled a Major Emergency Structure Fire in the west San Fernando Valley on Monday, October 18, 2021. The fire at 8423 Canoga Avenue in Canoga Park, was first noted at 12:18 PM by an LAFD Paramedic Ambulance crew returning from a nearby emergency. Within moments of their reporting the fire, flames were through the roof of the 125′ x 125′ one-story industrial building that also housed an adjoining but unrelated business at 8425 Canoga Avenue.

As that first-arriving LAFD Paramedic crew circled the structure to gain situational awareness and guide fellow responders, they encountered the first of three adult male civilians with severe burn injuries outside the burning building. Two proved to be in critical condition and the other in serious condition. All three were taken to area hospitals. Sadly, one of the critically injured men died later while undergoing hospital care. The rapid spread…

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