Sun Valley Grow Operation Fire

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At 1:30 PM Wednesday LAFD responded to a reported structure fire at 8560 Tunjunga Ave. First arriving companies reported smoke showing from a one story commercial building. Firefighters were meet were meet with a well secured building making entering the building difficult. Once inside firefighters found a fire being held in check by a sprinkler system.  A “large” marijuana grow operation was discovered during the course of the fire. LAFD firefighters were able to achieve a knock down in roughly twenty minutes. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, and firefighters requested arson and LAPD to the location.