By CBSLA Staff

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles Fire Department responded Monday to a fire in a vacant two-story church located at 1742 S. Trinity St. downtown.

Fire crews responded to reports of the blaze around 3:30 p.m.

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The fire was upgraded to “greater-alarm” status shortly after crews arrived due to two adjacent commercial buildings being threatened by the flames.

LAFD was able to extinguish the fire in approximately one hour.

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Reporting from Sky9, CBSLA’s Desmond Shaw said that firefighters had to take a defensive posture while fighting the blaze because of serious structural damage to the church.

So far, no injuries have been reported.

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