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February 11, 2021 – At 6:06 p.m., the Arcadia Fire Department responded to a house fire located at 1925 S. Santa Anita Ave. Fire crews arrived on scene reporting heavy fire and smoke from the rear of the home, with additional reports indicating four victims were trapped inside. Three individuals were safely rescued from the home; however, one person found inside the home was fatally injured.

The victim was an 84 year-old male, who lived in the home with his wife, daughter, and son in- law. The fire was knocked down at approximately 6:40 p.m., with the support of fire crews from Monrovia, Pasadena, South Pasadena, and Sierra Madre. In total, 6 engines, 2 trucks, and a paramedic unit responded to this event.

The fire was contained to one room inside the home. The cause is still under investigation. For additional information, please contact the Arcadia Fire Department at (626) 574-5100.


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