The La Habra Heights Fire Department is an All Risk Fire Department providing Fire and Advanced Life Support 24/7/365
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Vegetation Fire Sparked by Welding operatoin
On Tuesday October 17, 2017 at 11:22 a.m. La Habra Heights Firefighters responded to the 1800 block of Subtropic Dr. on a reported unknown type of fire. On arrival Firefighters discovered a small fire in a in an outdoor vegetation trellis. The majority of fire was extinguished prior to the arrival of Firefighters.
Photo by Rick McClure
Firefighters continued extinguishing the flames and overhauled the area to extinguish any remaining hot spots. flying embers did start a small patch of weeds on fire approximately 75' away. The fire was contained to about 25' of trellis.
The cause of the fire was determined to be due to a welding operation on the overhead trellis.