SOUTH LA: 83rd St Fire

Firefighters arrived to heavy smoke and fire showing from a two story structure. Neighbors and residence used garden hoses to try and put the flames out until LAFD arrived. Everyone in both the bottom units and top units were able to escape the flames. The fire was possibly started by a woman in a black dress. She said she lit matches because it was dark and that is was started the fire.
LAFD was able to handle the fire in about 10 minutes after arrival. The female who stated she started the fire spoke about it on camera. LAFD is investigating if it was internally set or accidental.