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    John Reed Fitness Gym West Hollywood is Evacuated After Reports of a Fire

    The newly opened John Reed Fitness in West Hollywood was evacuated this morning after a 911 call reported a fire at the commercial structure. Smoke was reported coming from the roof of the high end gym. Three LA County Fire Department trucks were on the scene along with West Hollywood Sheriff deputies.

    The gym was evacuated this morning at roughly 9:30/9:45 a.m. A video on Citizen shows firefighters climbing a fire truck ladder to investigate the rooftop of the gym.

    According to a source, smoke was seen coming from a lighting fixture inside the gym, but there was no major fire. The issue appears to be an electrical short. The gym was evacuated while firefighters did their investigation. It is not yet clear if the gym plans to stay open or close for the day to fix the issue.

    Photo by Dan Mryglot for WEHO TIMES

    The new John Reed Fitness gym opened in West Hollywood in late October.

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    Natasha
    Natasha
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    5 months ago

    Nothing but drama at that gym. I heard Jamaal Bowman was in town and pulled the fire alarm. I’m sure it was all over TikTok.

    Kiss it
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    5 months ago

    Well, there’s enough flamers in there working out it was inEvitable the place was going to catch on fire!!!!

    TVJ
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    5 months ago

    I was there! John Reed sent out an email yesterday saying SCE was doing maintenance in the neighborhood and might shut off the power between 9am-4pm. Around 9:30, the power did indeed go out and (I assume) generator power kicked on because there was still minimal lighting/electricity. People kept working out (albeit with no blasting music) for about 5 minutes before the fire alarm went off. I didn’t see any smoke, so I assumed they just pulled the alarm to get everyone to leave since nobody was going to let a little power blackout stop their workout. Frightening that it… Read more »

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