The Latest: Downtown LA commercial fire extinguished
Aug. 22, 2018
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a commercial building fire in downtown Los Angeles (all times local):
Firefighters have finally extinguished a stubborn fire in a downtown Los Angeles commercial building that impacted the morning rush hour.
More than 100 firefighters worked over two hours Wednesday to contain the flames to the one-story structure building filled with densely stored clothing.
The fire department says the fire made only a minimal intrusion into an adjoining building connected by an interior doorway.
No injuries were reported and the dollar loss is still being tabulated.
Firefighters are pouring heavy streams of water into a blazing commercial building in downtown Los Angeles.
The fire erupted around 5 a.m. Wednesday in a one-story building filled with pallets and cardboard.
Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says 90 firefighters are battling the blaze.