LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A large fire tore through a vacant two-story commercial building in the South Los Angeles neighborhood of Hyde Park early Wednesday morning, but firefighters were still able to save an adjacent building.
The blaze was reported at 12:24 a.m. in the 4400 block of South Crenshaw Boulevard. L.A. Fire Department crews arrived to find flames coming from the roof of the building.READ MORE: Man And Woman Shot To Death In Gardena
It took about 160 firefighters about 90 minutes to bring the fire under control. TheREAD MORE: Local Doctors Flying Back From Super Bowl Save Woman's Life On Plane
Crews were also able to save a three-story commercial building which was located just a few feet from the burning structure, the fire department said.
One firefighter was taken to a hospital with a lower-extremity injury which was not life-threatening.MORE NEWS: Rally Held Outside LA Hall Of Justice To Recall District Attorney George Gascón
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.