HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA.com) — Firefighters narrowly escaped injury early Sunday morning while battling a strip mall fire in Hollywood.
Flames broke out around 3:30 a.m. at a herbs and vitamin store on Santa Monica Boulevard.READ MORE: Fullerton Police Say They Recovered Loaded Stolen Handgun, Nitrous Oxide
At one point, the front of the building collapsed but firefighters managed to get out of the way.READ MORE: Dodgers Set To Open NLCS Against Braves
It took crews about 20 minutes to extinguish the blaze.
Investigators say the electrical fire started in a utility room.MORE NEWS: Water Main Break Forces Road Closure In Marina Del Rey
No further information was available.