Massive Fire Tears Through Amazon Warehouse And Trucks In Redlands, California – A fire ripped through an Amazon warehouse in Redlands early Friday, triggering a large response from firefighters and briefly closing a stretch of the 10 Freeway.
Massive Fire Tears Through Amazon Warehouse And Trucks In Redlands, California:
The blaze, on West Lugionia Avenue close to California Avenue, was reported just before 5:30 a.m.
Authorities said the fire at the warehouse in the 2200 block of West Lugonia Avenue.
No injuries were reported, and the reason for the blaze is still unknown.
Some employees and others who work in the area were standing outside the building as clouds of gray smoke continued to encompass it around 8:30 a.m.
“This is not an amazon building,” Amazon spokeswoman Eileen Hards wrote in an email to KTLA.
“Right now, the power’s out, and as you guys could tell, this fire is kinda threatening the businesses right behind,” stated Hans, who did not give his last name. He works at a neighboring enterprise.
“We’re trying to figure out how long this’ll take, how long it’ll affect our workers out here,” Eileen Hards said.
Redlands Fire is on scene of a large structure fire at a distribution center on W Lugonia Ave. Westbound I-10 is closed. Please stay out of the area.
Posted by Redlands Fire Department on Friday, June 5, 2020
Huge Fire At Amazon Warehouse And Commercial Building In Redlands:
The fire caused the nearby 10 Freeway to close for approximately an hour while firefighters fought to control the flames. Drivers were also advised to keep away from the area.
Video from the scene showed big rig trailers, including at least one Amazon trailer, on fire, huge plumes of black smoke billowed from flames tearing through the building, the clouds of smoke floating off into the sky.