Fire Burns UPS Customer Center in Lancaster

Video showed several trucks on fire at the UPS Customer Center north of Los Angeles.

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A fire burned a building and several delivery trucks Monday at a UPS Customer Center in Lancaster.

The fire was burning in the 200 block of West Avenue L.

Video showed a large cloud of smoke rising from the area in the desert north of Los Angeles.

Fire burns at a UPS Customer Center Monday April 11, 2022.

At least six delivery trucks appeared to be damaged in the fire. It was not immediately clear whether any packages were inside the trucks.

There were no immediate reports of injuries. Details about a cause were not immediately available.

"The fire spread throughout a metal clad building and extended to possibly five or six trailers,'' the fire department said in a statement.

The fire was knocked down at about 10 a.m.


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UPS said in a statement to NBCLA that it is cooperating with authorities. It was not immediately clear how deliveries will be impacted by the fire.

“We are notifying our customers who were impacted," the company said. "Concerned customers can track their package on or with UPS My Choice.”

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