Fire Sends Thick Smoke Over Part of South LA

Firefighters fought through thick smoke to knock down a fire Wednesday morning in South Los Angeles.

The fire, reported in the 1800 block of East 57th Street, sent a tower of thick smoke over the area. The business appeared to be a scrap metal yard. 

No injuries were reported. Firefighters prevented the fire from spreading to nearby buildings.

A cause was not immediately determined. 

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