On November 23, 2019 at 9:38 a.m., the Monterey Park Fire Department, along with units from Alhambra and Los Angeles County fire departments, responded to a reported structure fire at 727 W. Garvey Avenue. An aggressive fire attack was initiated and the fire was contained to the business of origin. No other businesses were damaged as a result of this fire. The fire was knocked down at 9:50 a.m.
No civilians or firefighters were injured during the incident. All businesses in the strip mall were initially evacuated and closed, however, were re-opened once the fire was contained and there was no other danger.
Damage is estimated at approximately $75,000. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Division Chief Matt Hallock, PIO, Monterey Park Fire Department
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