Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Building Fires

No injuries were reported in either fire. The cause of both fires were under investigation.

Los Angeles Firefighters were able to quickly knock out two unrelated fires that that broke out within a few minutes of each other Sunday.

The first fire was reported at 4:23 p.m. in a three-story building in the 400 block of South Los Angeles Street, Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Rescuers arriving at the location reported smoke showing from the possibly vacant building, Scott said.

With 45 firefighters at the scene, the flames were under control in 21 minutes, he said.

A second fire broke out in the attic in a multi- story home in the Hollywood Hills at 4:49 p.m. in the 2300 block of Stanley Hills Drive.

Rescuers arriving at the scene reported fire showing from the residence. The flames were confined to the structure, Scott said.

No injuries were reported in either fire. The cause of both fires were under investigation.
 

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