Firefighters douse attic blaze in neighborhood near CSULB

Crews quickly doused a small attic fire in an upscale neighborhood near Cal State Long Beach Sunday afternoon.

The blaze broke out around 3:15 p.m. in the 1400 block of La Perla Avenue.

Firefighters tore open the house’s roof to get water on the flames. They quickly put out the blaze and nobody was hurt, Long Beach Fire Department Spokesman Jake Heflin said.

Fire officials couldn’t immediately provide any details on what may have started the fire.

The Long Beach Fire Department on the scene. Photo by Stephen Carr.

The Long Beach Fire Department puts out hot spots on the roof. Photo by Stephen Carr.

Crews tear into the roof of the home. Photo by Stephen Carr.

The Long Beach Fire Department on the scene of a residential fire in the 1400 block of La Perla Avenue. Photo by Stephen Carr.

The Long Beach Fire Department on the scene of a residential fire in the 1400 block of La Perla Avenue. Photo by Stephen Carr.

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Jeremiah Dobruck is the breaking news editor for the Long Beach Post. He began his journalism career in 2007 as an intern at Palos Verdes Peninsula News and has worked for The Forum Newsgroup in New York City, the Daily Pilot and the Press-Telegram. He lives in Torrance with his wife, Lindsey, and their two young children, Paul and Simon.
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