CLAREMONT (CBSLA.com) — Fire crews on Monday afternoon knocked down a second-alarm fire at a commercial building in Claremont that sent a massive plume of smoke into the air.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department said the fire burned at a one-story, 90,000-square-foot building in the 700 block of East Harrison Avenue.READ MORE: Kobe Bryant Remembered On 2-Year Anniversary Of His Death
Witnesses said they began to see smoke about 4 p.m.READ MORE: Laguna Hills High Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player During Basketball Game
About half of the building was scorched by flames, the Fire Department said.
The fire was declared a knockdown about 5:30 p.m.MORE NEWS: Authorities Searching For Missing Teen Girl Allegedly Taken By Her Mother
No injuries were reported.