LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Nearly 150 firefighters were battling a blaze in a 90,000-square-foot commercial structure in the Green Meadows area of Los Angeles Saturday.
The fire was called in at 2:19 p.m. at 8730 S. Crocker St., first reported as having started outside the single-story building and spreading inside, the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Brian Humphrey said.
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The building houses furniture manufacturing, Humphrey said.
The blaze quickly grew to a greater-alarm fire and 111 firefighters were ordered to work outside the structure and defend surrounding structures as it was too dangerous inside, he added.
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The force grew to 148 firefighters when the blaze became a Major Emergency fire, Humphrey said.
No injuries were immediately reported.
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