One firefighter suffered minor injuries and 150 Los Angeles County firefighters responded to a fully involved fire at Mountain View High School’s cafeteria early morning Monday, Los Angeles County Fire official Tony Imbrenda said.
The fire broke out in the cafeteria’s attic around 2:30 a.m. and was put out by 6:30 a.m. with no additional injuries, fire inspector Tony Imbrenda said.
Monday schools and financial institutions as well as all government offices observed Martin Luther King, Jr., Day as a legal holiday, therefor the school was closed.
One main building was damaged during the fire. The cost of damages extensive as there were additional classrooms as well as the student services.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and will not reopen immediately.
-Photos and story by Terry Miller