Crews Work to Rescue Person Trapped in Tunnel in Hawthorne

Rescue crews are trying to reach a person who is stuck in a tunnel in Hawthorne Monday.

Crews respond to a trapped person call in Hawthorne on July 3, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

Officials received a call just after 11 a.m. reporting an outdoor fire near the intersection of Hawthorne Boulevard and West 111th Street, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Smoke and a small amount of fire was also reported to be coming from an electrical unit.

One person was said to be trapped in a tunnel at the location. There was no word on the condition of the person.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

KTLA’s Jennifer Thang contributed to this report.


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