Blaze Damages Church In Ladera Heights

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Authorities Saturday said church in Ladera Heights was damaged by a blaze.

The fire apparently started in the rear of St. Mary’s Ethiopian Orthodox Church on Shenandoah Avenue. It was reported at 2:29 a.m., Los Angeles County fire dispatcher Ed Pickett said.

“A knockdown was called at 2:54 a.m., and there were no injuries,” Pickett added.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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