A fire damaged an apartment building in the Westlake area Thursday, but no one was hurt.

The fire was reported in a four-story building in the 200 block of South Loma Drive at about 9:30 a.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

“Firefighters located fire in one unit on the top floor … where it appeared (the) fire originated from a malfunctioning A/C unit, producing an abundance of smoke,” Nicholas Prange of the LAFD said in a statement.

“It took 42 firefighters just 16 minutes to access, confine and extinguish the fire, which only partially damaged one unit,” Prange said.

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