The Latest: Los Angeles commercial fire knocked down

December 28, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a large fire in a Los Angeles commercial building (all times local):

7:13 a.m.

Los Angeles firefighters have extinguished a fire that raged through a commercial building.

More than 100 firefighters battled the flames for 90 minutes early Friday morning.

Firefighters had to deal with a partial roof collapse and electrical hazards from power lines, but Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says no injuries were reported.

The investigation will be conducted by an arson unit, which is standard protocol for such a large fire.


6:21 a.m.

Los Angeles firefighters are pouring streams of water on a blazing commercial building.

The fire erupted before dawn Friday in South Los Angeles and more than 100 firefighters are on scene.

The Fire Department says there’s been a partial roof collapse and power lines are causing electrical hazards, but no injuries are reported.

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