A commercial fire reported on Costa Mesa's Westside Tuesday was extinguished in about five minutes, authorities said.
A fire was reported at 3:22 p.m. at 1711 Monrovia Ave., near
Flames were reportedly seen on the roof after employees applying a tar-like seal accidentally set part of the roof on fire, said Costa Mesa Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Diamond.
The workers began to douse the flames with a hose, and the Fire Department was able to put out the fire within minutes once arriving on scene, Diamond said.
— Lauren Williams