WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A fire broke out a five-story apartment building in Westwood, prompting firefighters to evacuate residents.

The blaze ignited around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Wilshire Manor Apartments located at 10635 Wilshire Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Officials said someone with an unspecified injury was taken to a hospital.

A “handful” of residents were evacuated. Wilshire Boulevard has been closed between Manning and Westholme avenues.

Crews were able to knock down the fire by 9:40 p.m.

Investigators said the blaze originated with an electrical box.

The extent of the damage was not yet known.

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