Firefighters extinguished a blaze in an abandoned building in the Sawtelle section of Los Angeles in just 30 minutes Friday morning.
Crews responded to the one-story commercial building at 11950 Missouri Ave. at 4:24 a.m. and found black smoke pouring out of the structure, according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
A total of 28 firefighters battled the blaze, some of whom forced entry into the building and extinguished the fire inside and kept it from spreading to nearby businesses, Prange said.
A knockdown was declared at 4:54 a.m.
No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire was under investigation.
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