The Torrance Fire Department continues to investigate what may have caused a massive fire at a local business.
Assistant Fire Chief, Steve Treskes said today that investigators are reviewing witness statements and surveillance videos from the site of where a large fire caused a total loss for Kids Concepts USA. Once they have gathered all of the evidence, they will create a report of their findings.
On Sunday, April 23, Torrance Fire crews responded to Kid Concepts USA located on the 22800 block of Hawthorne Blvd. around 9 a.m. Surrounding beach cities assisted to help contain the fire. There were 50 firefighters on scene.
Firefighters faced a roof collapse and shortage of water during the fire. Officials say they were able to contain the flames to the area it originally started from. Two employees were inside the business at the time. Centinela Feed and Pet Supplies store next door faced smoke and water damage.
Kids Concepts USA is a play venue for children and is a popular facility for parties.