Fire breaks out in Valencia dumpster

Firefighters respond to a dumpster fire behind a business on the 27600 block of Avenue Hopkins in the Valencia Industrial Center Monday afternoon. Cory Rubin/The Signal

As temperatures climbed to over 90 degrees for the first time in a long time Monday, firefighters responded to a dumpster fire in the Valencia Industrial Center.

The fire, the cause of which is unknown, was first reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. on the 27600 block of Avenue Hopkins near Anza Drive.

“Firefighters got there at 12:40 p.m.,” said Supervisor Melinda Choi of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

By 1 p.m., the fire was out.

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