A fire damaged part of a strip mall in Palmdale Thursday and left one person injured, authorities said.

Firefighters sent to the 800 block of East Palmdale Boulevard shortly after 7 a.m. extinguished the flames in about 40 minutes, the Los Angeles County Fire Department reported.

One person was taken to a hospital, but the person’s condition was not immediately available. The cause of the fire was under investigation.

The fire damaged a party supply store and a private post office box rental business, according to a witness at the scene.

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