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Second, separate Burbank fire Wednesday leads to evacuation at Senior Aerospace

Roughly 50 employees were evacuated from a Burbank business after a dust collector caught fire, authorities said.

Firefighters were called to Senior Aerospace – located at 2980 N. San Fernando Blvd. – at 4:16 p.m. to knock down the fire, which did not appear to affect the structure, said Burbank Fire Capt. Peter Hendrickson.

Further details were not immediately available.

[UPDATE: 8:15 p.m.] The fire was contained before 6 p.m., according to Hendrickson.


The fire was the second reported in Burbank on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, an elderly couple was evacuated from a burning triplex where fire in the attic caused the roof to collapse into the building, authorities said.

-- Alene Tchekmedyian,

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Editor’s Note: A previous version of this story stated the second fire’s location was at 2980 N. San Fernando Rd. This is incorrect. The location was 2980 N. San Fernando Blvd.


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