By CBSLA Staff

PACOIMA (CBSLA) – A fire at an automotive shop at 9833 N. San Fernando Road broke out Saturday and was reported around 3:30 p.m.

Firefighters waged a defensive battle against flames that engulfed the structure and compromised the building’s corrugated roof. Several vehicles also caught fire and a nearby structure was threatened, according to Brian Humphrey from the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Humphrey added that the cinderblock building was well-involved in flames when fire crews arrived.

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