Placentia Container Fire


At 2:38 AM Sunday morning, the Orange County Fire Authority and surrounding agencies responded to reports of a fire near the intersection of Goetz Place and West Crowther Avenue in Placentia. Crews arriving on scene found a storage container at the rear of a commercial storage yard fully involved in flames. Due to the proximity to nearby train tracks, train service was temporarily halted for approximately 20 minutes. The blaze was extinguished within 15 minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Orange County Fire Authority. Placentia PD assisted with evacuating nearby homes and traffic control.