Firefighters douse attic blaze at Garden Grove business complex, rescue 3 dogs from adjoining unit – Orange County Register

About 50 firefighters extinguished an attic fire in an office building in Garden Grove on Friday afternoon November 15.

Orange County firefighters responded to 12872 Valley View St. shortly after 12:20 p.m. and found smoke coming from the building, spokeswoman Colleen Windsor said.

  • Fireman cleans up after a fire at Ace High Casino Rental in the Bridgecreek Business Center in Garden Grove on Friday, November 15, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register / SCNG)

  • Fireman cleans up after a fire at Ace High Casino Rental in the Bridgecreek Business Center in Garden Grove on Friday, November 15, 2019.  (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register / SCNG)

    Fireman cleans up after a fire at Ace High Casino Rental in the Bridgecreek Business Center in Garden Grove on Friday, November 15, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register / SCNG)

  • Fireman cleans up after a fire at Ace High Casino Rental in the Bridgecreek Business Center in Garden Grove on Friday, November 15, 2019.  (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register / SCNG)

    Fireman cleans up after a fire at Ace High Casino Rental in the Bridgecreek Business Center in Garden Grove on Friday, November 15, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register / SCNG)

They discovered the fire in the attic of the Bridgecreek Business Center. Eight engines and four trucks were on site as firefighters battled the fire, which was put down around 1:20 p.m., Windsor said.

Three dogs were rescued from an adjacent smoke-filled unit after they were found hidden under a desk.

FINAL: Two alarm fires damage two companies in a shopping center in Garden Grove. Firefighters rescued three dogs hiding under a desk in a smoke-filled side unit. About 55 firefighters put out the fire, which was reported at 12:22 p.m. at 12872 Valley View St. No injuries. pic.twitter.com/Ny0IUl3LBf

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The one-story complex is home to multiple businesses and is part of a shopping mall-style business complex near the Valley View Street exit off West Freeway 22.

Firefighters stayed on site to investigate the cause and origin of the fire and to determine the estimated cost of the damage.

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