SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A large fire completely destroyed a commercial building in Historic South-Central Los Angeles early Thursday morning, and heavily damaged a second building.
The fire broke out a little before 1 a.m. in the 3700 block of South Grand Avenue, near the 110 Freeway and east of Exposition Park.READ MORE: A Naked Man Burglarized Bel-Air Home Before Coming Face To Face With Unsuspecting Homeowner
The fire tore through a one-story commercial building before spreading to an adjacent two-story building, the Los Angeles Fire Department reports.READ MORE: Caught On Tape: San Bernardino Sheriff Deputy Kicks Surrendered Suspect In Head 2 times
It took nearly 100 firefighters more than 2 ½ hours to bring the blaze under control. There were no reported injuries.
Crews were expected to remain on scene throughout the morning to remove debris and conduct overhaul operations.MORE NEWS: Car Fire On I-10 Freeway Slows Traffic
Arson investigators were on scene. There was no word on a cause.