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Developing: Fire at Warner Center*

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Update, 3:07 p.m.: LAFD is reporting the fire as 'accidental,' sparked by a welder's torch. Earlier, one commenter points towards a sub-contractor

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Update, 10:17 a.m.: The fire was put out at 10:05 a.m. with 200 firefighters responding to the scene. The tentative address for the incident is actually at 21301 Erwin St., according to the LAFD. No injuries have been reported and the Daily News reports no cause has been determined yet.


The good news here is that the Warner Center fire this morning on the 6200 block of Canoga Ave. in Woodland Hills is a condominium building under construction and not a building where people were working, save for the possibility of construction workers at the scene. About 100 firefighters were sent to the fire that broke at 8:43 a.m. this morning according to Brian Humphrey at the Los Angeles Fire Department in an e-mail alert. He told KCBS that the fire is burning from the top floor and the structure will likely be a complete loss.

Also in the San Fernando Valley: A 13 year-old male was struck by full-sized pickup near his school in Pacoima this morning at 7:45 a.m. He was taken to Children's Hospital via an air ambulance.

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