A huge fire broke out at an abandoned house at 1030 N Sierra Bonita in West Hollywood’s eastside. The fire started at around 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving night. Los Angeles County Fire and West Hollywood Sheriff deputies were on the scene. Both the front of the property and the back were severely burned.
Dramatic video footage submitted by several WEHO TIMES readers show the back of the abandoned house, which appears to be a garage and an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU), engulfed in flames. According to witnesses, one neighboring apartment complex was evacuated. Internet services was down in the area as a result of the fire this morning was up and running by noon.
According to witnesses, neighbors have complained of squatters at the empty property. West Hollywood Sheriff deputies have been called several times to the abandoned space to remove individuals who were trespassing.
The cause of the fire is not yet known and no injuries have been reported as of the posting of this piece
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