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Firefighters Respond To Commercial Building Fire In South El Monte

SOUTH EL MONTE (CBSLA) - Los Angeles County Fire Department reported Wednesday afternoon that a crew was called to fight a one-story commercial building fire in South El Monte on the corner of Rush Street and Merced Avenue.

Incident commanders requested a second alarm response, bringing 60 total firefighters to the scene of the fire.

It took the crews 16 minutes to extinguish the fire. No injuries have yet been reported.

The nature of the building, estimated to be 50'x100' in size, is unknown.

They have requested a road closure of Rush Street, and are asking the public to avoid the area.

An investigation will be launched to determine the cause of the fire.

More to follow.


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