AFD, LCSD, and multiple units from M/A departments are currently on scene of massive fire sweeping through downtown. The fire has been raging for 3 hours so far, occupying 4 buildings and threatening more. 3 civilian fatalities have already been accounted for, and 2 firefighters nearly lost their lives when a structure collapsed and they were trapped. Fortunately they were rescued by members of PVFD with one in critical condition and the other suffering from a leg injury.
More information and photos of the blaze to follow.