PALMDALE – A fire and an explosion possibly involving fireworks damaged a garage in Palmdale early Thursday morning, but no one was hurt.
Firefighters were sent to a residential property around 2:20 a.m. Thursday, April 13, in the 38600 block of Fourth Street East, and they extinguished the flames in about 15 minutes, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. According to an unconfirmed report, an explosion occurred that apparently involved fireworks being stored at the location.
Neighbors said someone had been setting off fireworks in front of the home earlier in the evening. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was notified about the incident.