Towering flames ripped through a five-story housing complex under construction overnight in East Los Angeles.
There was reported at about 1 a.m. Wednesday near Rowan Avenue and First Street. No one was inside at the time, but nearby buildings were evacuated.
No injuries were reported.
A 62-unit complex for veterans was being built at the site, according to the fire department. ‘
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Details about how the fire started were not immediately available.