RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) – A commercial building used to store tires was destroyed in a fire early Tuesday morning in Riverside.

Sept. 3, 2019. (Riverside Fire Department)

Just after 2 a.m., Riverside Fire Department crews rushed out to 3020 East La Cadena St. to find a building engulfed in flames.

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The flames were so strong that crews were unable to enter the building and were forced to take a defensive position, the fire department said. Sometime during the firefight, the building collapsed.

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There were no injuries.

The building was being used to house tires for the nearby Eagle Road Service & Tire shop. The fire also knocked out power to eight nearby homes.

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The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Firefighters remained on scene for at least four hours clearing away the debris.