Firefighters Knock Down Blaze at Tire Shop in Gardena

The early-morning fire caused the building to collapse.

Firefighters put out a structure fire Wednesday morning that engulfed a tire business in Gardena and caused the structure to collapse.

The fire was reported around 2:20 a.m. at Berendo Avenue and W. Gardena Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Firefighters knocked down the 2-alarm fire around 3:07 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Fire officials said the firefighters were able to prevent the blaze from extending to neighboring businesses.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

Refresh this developing story for updates.

Oleevia Woo contributed to this report.

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