VAN NUYS (CBSLA.com) — Crews on Thursday extinguished a fire that erupted within a warehouse in Van Nuys.
Shortly after midnight, firefighters were sent to the 14900 block of Calvert Street near Kester Avenue for report of a commercial fire, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.READ MORE: High-Powered Winds Whip Through Southland, Bringing Cold Weather And Dust Advisories
Upon their arrival, authorities located smoke showing from reThink Environmental, a business that produces lighting, energy and surfacing products, located within a one-story warehouse building.
Firefighters said flames quickly spread to a second business, KCK Industries, which provides health care and hygiene products.
In total, 161 firefighters extinguished the blaze within just over two hours.READ MORE: Grant's 2 Goals Lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 Rout Of Tampa Bay
One firefighter was treated at the scene for heat exhaustion.
No other injuries were reported.
Monetary loss is still being evaluated.MORE NEWS: Omicron Surge Still Raging In Southland, Despite Decline In Other Parts Of Country
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.