Whittier House Fire

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Around 7:18 PM, the LA County Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a fire in the area of Mulberry drive and Chadsey Drive in the unincoporated area of East Whittier. Firefighters arrived to the 10800 Block of Chadsey Drive to find a single story family home fully engulfed in flames. An aggresive fire attack was initiated, and the home was completely destroyed. It took firefighters about 25 minutes to call knockdown on the blaze. One patient was transported to Whittier Community Hospital for smoke inhalation. Arson investigators were requested to the scene to evaluate the home and determine the cause of the blaze.