In just 12 minutes Sunday firefighters extinguished flames coming from an outbuilding behind a Chatsworth residence along the 22000 block of West Marilla Street, authorities said.
The fire was reported at 1:38 a.m.
A total of 26 firefighters helped to get the fire under control and to protect nearby structures, Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
Fire officials have not yet identified the cause of the blaze.
Damages have not been assessed.
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