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LAFD extinguishes fire after explosion near Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro

LAFD extinguishes fire after explosion near Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro
Los Angeles fire officials have put out a fire involving an 18-wheeler near the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro. (Scott Sandell / Los Angeles Times)

The Los Angeles Fire Department has extinguished a fire after an explosion occurred inside a shipping yard at Harbor Boulevard near the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro. The explosion involved an 18-wheeler.

Los Angeles Times staffer Scott Sandell reported that a plume of smoke could be seen about three miles from the scene.

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LAFD assessed a nearby apartment building with four units that contained broken windows, but reported no injuries.

This post will be updated with more details.

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