The Iliad Bookshop has been a fixture in North Hollywood for 35 years, the fire is currently under investigation by LAFD arson investigators
The shoppe had recently sponsored an art exhibition The Queens Dirty Dozen; An art installation run by drag queens
“What we do know is that they [fires] were all intentionally set. What we don’t know is if this is a hate crime"
The house fire resulted in damages to multiple houses and sent a 30-year-old woman and 57-year-old man in the hospital in critical condition
Two employees of Rash were injured and required hospitalization. The building sustained heavy damage due to the fire