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Fire Erupts in Downtown LA Building Amid Santa Ana Winds

More than 100 firefighters battled a blaze in a downtown Los Angeles produce building Monday amid dangerous fire weather conditions.

Crews attacked the fire from the inside and out at the 815 S. Kohler St. building just before 4 p.m.

The roof of the structure collapsed and another wall was set to buckle, authorities said.

In nearly two hours, the fire had been knocked down, officials said.

No injuries had been reported, according to LAFD.

A heat advisory starts today and continues into Tuesday. Belen De Leon has the forecast for Monday June 8, 2020.

Temperatures were in the 90s Monday, kicking off what will be a warm week, NBCLA meteorologist Belen De Leon reported.

At least three small fires were reported Monday morning in Los Angeles County, including a 60-acre fire in the mountains near the 5 Freeway in Castaic. That fire was 60% contained early Monday. 

Red flag warnings are in effect for parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. 

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