Heavy Engineering
L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze
L.A. charter school gutted by fast-moving blaze

A charter school organization is scrambling to find an alternative location after a fire swept through the campus Tuesday. Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School served 600 students, but school was not in session and officials believe the structure was empty. "My biggest concern is that no one is in the building," said Marco Petruzzi, chief executive of Green Dot Public Schools, which operates the campus east of Inglewood. Now, he said, he's turning his attention to finding a way to begin the new academic year Aug. 12. "This is terrible." L.A. schools Supt. John Deasy pledged to help Green Dot find classroom space and open on time. Green Dot is one...