Facility fire could not destroy Far West Meats
Company resumes local production
Returning to the same location where its sausage-making facility had burned to the ground in July 2010, Far West Meats has resumed full production of its smoked sausage and meats in Southern California.
For more than 85 years the company has been a local manufacturer, making easily identifiable products that can be found in distinctive multi-colored window boxes in markets throughout area. The product lineup includes beef sausage (hot and mild), Louisiana (hot and mild), chicken (hot and mild) and the new “Red Hots.”
During the period in which the new structure was being rebuilt, customers could still find Far West Meats products on their market shelves, but now the meats are once again produced locally, using the company’s own old-country recipes that customers had grown to expect over the years.
Far West Meats thanks its customers for their support and trust that they will continue that support. To make sure their customers receive the best possible value, Far West Meats has teamed up with retailers to promote weekly specials with hopes of once again becoming the No. 1 choice for smoked sausage and hot links.
Retail partners include Albertsons, Cardenas, El Super, Food-4-Less, Northgate, Ralphs, Smart and Final, Stater Bros., Superior, Vallartas and Walmart.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A fire burned today in a church in South Los Angeles, a city fire official said.
The fire was reported at 4:18 p.m. at Galilee Baptist Church located at 3220 W 48th St., near Crenshaw High School, said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Rescuers arriving at the location reported the two-story building was engulfed in flames, Scott said.
"(Firefighters) quickly surrounded the building and are getting a good handle on (the) church fire,'' Scott said.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—The owners of horses that have been kept at a condemned stable in the county’s Athens area—where a recent fire killed two horses, a pony and a goat—have been given more time to relocate their animals, officials said today.
The fire broke out about 11:25 p.m. June 17 at the stable near 131st and Figueroa streets, and appeared to have been sparked accidentally, according to a preliminary investigation by the sheriff’s department.
LANCASTER, Calif.—Sheriff's deputies confirmed that firefighters found the body of a woman inside a two-story home in the Quartz Hill section of Lancaster after a fire brought under control.
The fire was reported at 5:15 p.m. Sunday in the 42000 block of 56th Street West, Supervisor Michael Pittman of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.
The blaze was under control by 5:26 p.m.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, said the Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau.
A fast-moving fire in the attic of a one-story strip mall that houses the Our Weekly offices caused damage to two businesses early Saturday morning, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire, reported at 3:56 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, brought 119 Los Angeles firefighters to 8720 S. Western Ave. in South Los Angeles, where they discovered heavy smoke billowing from a liquor store at the north end of a five-tenant row of businesses that shared a common attic.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A fire inside the attic of a one-story strip mall in South Los Angeles this morning damaged two businesses, but didn't hurt anybody, according to fire officials.
Firefighters responded to 8712 Western Avenue at 3:56 a.m., said fire department spokesman Brian Humphrey. They discovered heavy smoke coming from a liquor store at the north end of a six-tenant row of businesses.
The fire, in a common attic, was put out in about 35 minutes by 119 firefighters, Humphrey said.