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Fire destroys townhouse construction in Brentwood

November 10, 2011 |  5:37 am

More than 100 Los Angeles firefighters subdued a blaze that destroyed a townhouse complex under construction in Brentwood Thursday morning.

No one was hurt in the fire, which ignited shortly before 4 a.m. at 12315 W. Gorham Ave., according to an Los Angeles Fire Department report.

A nearby apartment complex was evacuated as a precaution.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known Thursday morning.


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Photo: Firefighters hose down smoldering embers after a large fire gutted a townhouse complex under construction in Brentwood. Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times