Tag: Fire

Major Arrests Made in $4.5M Loss of Monrovia Business
Crime

Major Arrests Made in $4.5M Loss of Monrovia Business

On October 9, 2017, a structure fire occurred at Kustom Built, an automotive customization and repair shop located at 900 S. Magnolia Ave. in the City of Monrovia. The initial cause of the fire was determined to be intentionally set. After a 17-month joint investigation, conducted by the Verdugo Fire Investigation Task Force, multiple suspects…

Monrovia Fire Department Begins Brush Inspections
News

Monrovia Fire Department Begins Brush Inspections

The 2018 brush season is fast approaching and, as is customary, the Monrovia Fire Department is gearing up to perform brush inspections of all properties located in the high-fire danger areas of town.  Based on the current developed schedule, brush inspections will begin on or after May 15 and Monrovia FD will be working with…

Fire Department Set to Develop Updated Fire Safety Tips
Community

Fire Department Set to Develop Updated Fire Safety Tips

  During the past few weeks, there have been three separate residential structure fires in Monrovia. Given the uptick in fire activity, the Fire Department has worked to develop an overall community outreach program to encourage greater fire prevention safety and awareness. Key components related to the program include: – Adding an additional insert into…

Three Died in Monrovia Needlessly: No Working Smoke Alarms
News

Three Died in Monrovia Needlessly: No Working Smoke Alarms

  By Susan Motander Within the last two weeks three people died in Monrovia as the result of fires. Their deaths might have been prevented if they had functional smoke alarms according to Monrovia’s Fire Chief, Brad Dover. The first death occurred on Nov. 24 when a fire broke out in an apartment on North Canyon…

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