BREAKING: Commercial fire contained to half of building
Last updated 9/20/2021 at 8:23am
UPDATE: The two-story commercial fire at 616 E. Alvarado is fully contained and and limited to half of the building according to NCFPD PIO John Choi.
The commercial fire was called in at 4:05 am. Crews arrived on scene to find flames shooting through the roof, according to Choi. There were no injuries to report and the cause is under investigation.
Brandon and East Alvarado are still closed as of 8 am.
The owner of the building and at least one renter has been reported to be in a legal dispute.
Assisting NCFPD were Oceanside, Vista Fire, Camp Pendleton, and Calfire.
A working commercial fire is actively being fought this morning. It was called in at 4:05 am at 616 E. Alvarado St. Crews arrived on scene to "flames coming through the roof," said NCFPD PIO John Choi. He continued, "We are trying to contain the fire to one unit. Assisting NCFPD is Oceanside, Vista Fire, Camp Pendleton and Calfire was on scene initially.
At the time of this report Brandon St. and E. Alvarado are closed and North County Fire was asking people to avoid the area.
There were no injuries to report and the cause is still unknown.
This is an early breaking story. More details will be reported as they are available.