Firefighters, and a hazmat crew, responded to a structure fire early Wednesday in Boyle Heights, officials said.

The fire was reported at about 3:34 a.m. at 3529 E. Olympic Blvd. More than 90 firefighters worked the fire and had it extinguished in 54 minutes, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

A hazmat team was also on scene to evaluate” any hazards” regarding tanks that were discovered inside the structure, fire officials said.

As of 4:30 a.m., a section of Olympic Boulevard was closed.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

No injuries reported.


By Arlene Huff

Arlene Huff is the founding member of Golden State Online. Before that She was a general assignment reporter. A native Californian, she graduated from the University of California with a degree in medical anthropology and global health. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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