Fire on Mission St. | Response from Two Departments

Small fire quickly extinguished on Tuesday, August 4

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Fire at local business on Mission St in South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 4

What was initially reported to be a structure fire on the 1000 northern block of Mission St. at approximately 11:05 a.m., Tuesday in South Pasadena turned out to be a “small clothing fire” in the back parking lot of a local business.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Fire at local business on Mission St in South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 4

Engine 31 from Old Town Pasadena was the first to respond to the scene along with several accompanying units from the South Pasadena Police Department. South Pasadena Fire Department Engine 81 arrived several minutes later to assist with detritus removal.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Fire at local business on Mission St in South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 4

Officers and firefighters surveyed the front, southern facade of the building for any signs of damage as well.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Fire at local business on Mission St in South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 4

No injuries were initially reported at the scene nor any visible damage done to the structure.

The fire’s cause is still under investigation as first responders on the scene were not able to give concrete details at the time of this report.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Fire at local business on Mission St in South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 4

The owners of the building did not appear to be present at the time but were said to have been contacted.

Arson was apparently not cited as a cause for the fire at this time.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Fire at local business on Mission St in South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 4
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Fire at local business on Mission St in South Pasadena on Tuesday, August 4

 

Eric Fabbro is a South Pasadenan whose family goes back to the 1950's. He graduated SPHS 2008, and Art Center College of Design in 2014. His versatile skill-set includes illustration, digital media, graphic design & photography. Eric is the in-house illustrator for The South Pasadenan, and the creator of our South Pasadenan icon logo. His work has been shown in galleries throughout the Los Angeles area.