CHATSWORTH (CBSLA) — Los Angeles firefighters extinguished a large blaze at a Chatsworth commercial building late Wednesday night after a 90-minute firefight.
Crews first responded to the Arizona Pipeline Company building in the 20500 block of Sunburst Street at about 9:50 p.m. and found heavy fire and smoke coming from the roof of the building, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.READ MORE: Mother, Daughter Face Murder Charges After Illegal Butt Implant Procedure Kills Aspiring Social Media Star Karissa Rajpaul
Just after 10 p.m., firefighters transitioned to a defensive operation and additional crews were called to the scene. A total of 16 fire companies were assigned to the fire and were able to successfully keep the flames from spreading to nearby buildings.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed By Signal Hill Police; LASD Investigating
One firefighter was taken to the hospital with a non-life-threatening burn injury, and the building was red-tagged due to the potential for collapse.MORE NEWS: Pfizer Vaccine Safe For Kids 5-11, Study Finds
The cause of the fire was under investigation by the LAFD arson team.