(Resolved) Structure fire at Valley Boulevard and New Avenue

Update: 05/16/2018 at 7:40 p.m. – All lanes of traffic surrounding the incident have reopened. You may read previous updates below.

Update: 05/16/2018 at 4:09 p.m. – Please avoid westbound lanes of traffic on Valley Boulevard from Del Mar Avenue to New Avenue due to heavy traffic and street closures related to today’s incident.

Update: 05/16/2018 at 1:48 p.m. – All eastbound lanes on Valley Boulevard within the City are now open.

Update: 05/16/2018 at 12:22 p.m. – Officials on the scene have deemed the building to be a total loss. Members of the San Gabriel Fire Department, Public Works and Community Development are currently surveying the scene. For motorists, Valley Boulevard near the incident remains impacted or closed. Traffic on New Avenue has been restored up to Valley Boulevard. Please continue to avoid the area.

Update: 05/16/2018 at 9:10 a.m. – Please be advised that Valley Boulevard from New Avenue to Prospect Avenue remain closed due to cleanup related to the fire.

Please be advised that firefighters are currently responding to a two-alarm fire occurring at a strip mall located at Valley Boulevard and New Avenue. All lanes at Valley Boulevard from New Avenue to Prospect Avenue are closed. In addition, all lanes on New Avenue between Shorb Street and Valley Boulevard are closed.

Please avoid the area until further notice.