Firefighters quickly knocked down an attic fire inside a house in the Bixby Knolls section of Long Beach.
The fire at 4201 Lime Ave. was reported just before 5 p.m., according to Long Beach fire Capt. Jack Crabtree.
Firefighters needed only about five minutes to put the flames out, Crabtree said.
The department dispatched 19 firefighters to the scene, he said.
No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire remained under investigation, he said.