Plane Crash Sparks Apartment Fire In Los Angeles

Keith D. Cullom reports on operations at the scene of a single-engine aircraft accident that crashed into an apartment building before coming to rest in the parking garage.


On the afternoon of Friday, June 6, 2003, Los Angeles Fire Department Task Force 61 was in service on the radio, working in its district just south of the City of West Hollywood and east of Beverly Hills. Engine 61 reported to Operations Control Division (OCD) its sighting of a large loom-up on...


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UNITS RESPONDING

Los Angeles Fire Department

  • Engines 41, 52, 82, 9, 26
  • Task Forces 27, 61, 29, 2, 58, 35, 15, 3
  • USAR T/F 88
  • Squad 4
  • Heavy Rescue 56
  • Rescue Ambulances 61, 52, 58, 68, 841, 861
Los Angeles County Fire Department
  • Engines 7, 8, 38
  • Light Force 8
  • Squads 7, 8
  • USAR T/F 103
  • Utility 1
  • Battalion 1

Keith D. Cullom, a Firehouse® correspondent, is a California-based freelance writer and photographer. He is a member of the International Association of Fire Photographers (IFPA).