LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A fire gutted a two-story building owned by a fabric company in downtown early Thursday morning.
The fire broke out just after 2 a.m. at Sharp Fabric, located at 710 E. 7th Street, in the garmet district.
When the Los Angeles Fire Department arrived on scene, the building was fully engulfed, officials said.
“We responded with a total of 18 fire companies, five rescue ambulances, five battalion command teams,” Asst. Fire Chief Emile Mack told KNX1070’s Pete Demetriou.