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Apartment House Fire

At 9:18 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, 2024, Arcadia Fire units along with crews from Monrovia Fire & Rescue, and Sierra Madre Fire Department, responded to an apartment house fire in the 00 block of Genoa Street. Fire crews arrived on scene and reported light smoke coming from one of the apartment units.

Fire crews entered the apartment and encountered heavy smoke conditions. The main

portion of the fire was in a bathroom, where a deceased person was located. Crews

quickly extinguished the fire, within 15 minutes of arrival, and confirmed no further

extension into adjacent units.

The deceased’s identification and cause of death will be determined by the Los Angeles

County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Arcadia Fire Department’s Fire Investigations Unit and Arcadia Police Department

are currently investigating the cause and nature of the fire.


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