CITY OF INDUSTRY (CBSLA.com) — A long overhaul process was expected after crews knocked down a two-alarm fire that erupted in a commercial building in the City of Industry Friday.
Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel were called to the scene at Collwood and E. Valley Boulevard shortly after 5 p.m.READ MORE: Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger, Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver
Black plumes of smoke could be seen billowing outside the structure, believed to be a warehouse containing cosmetics, for miles.
Valley Boulevard was closed from the San Gabriel River (605) Freeway to Workman Mill Road as firefighters worked to extinguish the blaze.
The fire was knocked down shortly after 8:20 p.m., according to a L.A. County Fire Department spokesperson.READ MORE: Pedestrian Killed After Car Careens Into Yard Off 101 Freeway In Hollywood
A civilian was treated for burns but was not hospitalized, a fire department dispatcher told City News Service.
A spokesperson for the department said an “extensive overhaul” was expected to continue late into Friday evening.
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