East Los Angeles

Flames Tear Through a Five-Story Veterans Housing Complex Under Construction

No injuries were reported following the overnight fire at a construction site in East Los Angeles.

Fire burns an apartment building under construction.

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. ‘

Details about how the fire started were not immediately available. 

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