Structure Fire Knocked Down | Oxley Incident Quickly Handled by Fire Department

The South Pasadena Fire Department, with assistance from neighboring agencies, responded to a fire at 1510 Oxley Street on Monday, December 23

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No injuries were reported following a fire at a structure last week in the 1500 block of Oxley Street.

Two days before Christmas, units responded to a structure fire at 1510 Oxley Street. On scene in the early afternoon, South Pasadena’s Engine 81 reported smoke coming from an office unit at the location.

“Entry was made and the fire was knocked down in approximately five minutes,” said South Pasadena Fire Chief Paul Riddle, noting damage was contained to the affected unit, adding, “and was mostly smoke damage.

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Riddle said the cause appeared to be accidental, “electrical in nature,” he said following the blaze that started at about 1:30 p.m.

Units from Alhambra, San Marino and Pasadena assisted the South Pasadena Fire Department in putting out the fire.