Los Angeles firefighters knock down major fire at downtown warehouse
Los Angeles firefighters knocked down a large structure fire at a downtown warehouse Tuesday night.
The blaze was reported at 8:40 p.m. at 1120 South Main St., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Preliminary reports indicated heavy smoke coming from the building, which is made up of a two-story section in the front and a single story in the rear.
Officials reported shortly before 11 p.m. that the fire had been knocked down at 9:50 p.m., according to the department. It took 172 firefighters 70 minutes to access, confine and fully extinguish the blaze.
The bulk of the fire was confined to the rear, one-story section of the building, the department said. Its cause remained under investigation Tuesday night.
No injures were reported, according to the department.
This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.