Firefighters Thursday were sent to extinguish a fire at a Los Angeles Public Library in Pacific Palisades.

The fire was reported at 7:10 a.m. at the library at 861 N. Alma Real Drive, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

“An automatic alarm with several sprinkler activations was upgraded to a structure fire by (the) first arriving truck at a library,” Nicholas Prange of the LAFD said in a statement.

“Firefighters are taking measures to protect the books as much as possible from water and smoke damage, while attacking the fire,” Prange said.

All Los Angeles Public Library branches remain closed to the public because of COVID-19 precautions, according to the library’s website. Although some “Library To Go” service is available at selected libraries, the Palisades Branch is not one of them, according to the website.

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