Around 9:30pm Thursday, Los Angeles Fire responded to a reported high rise fire located at 550 S. Flower Street. Firefighters arrived to a fire out on the roof caused by a faulty swimming pool heater. Water from the pool flooded the 10th thru 12th floors. The residents had to be evacuated and will be displaced during the major clean up.
*High-Rise* 550 S Flower St; MAP https://goo.gl/maps/Bt1uGgE6Unv; FS 3; Downtown; Multistory high-rise hotel, no smoke or fire showing but reports of a loud noise on the roof and a fire sprinkler activation on the 12th floor. LAFD investigating an electrical vault as a potential cause. Dispatched: BC1 BC11 CM22 E10 E11 E203 E210 E211 E239 E39 EM1 RA10 RA803 SQ21 T10 T11 T3 T39; Ch:9,12 @ 9:32 PM - Erik Scott###*UPDATE: 550 S Flower St* Possible pool heater on roof malfunctioned. No smoke or fire. Approx 50 firefighters working on water removal, primarily on floors 12, 11, and a minimal amount on 10. No injury, NFD. - Erik Scott###