Los Angeles firefighters who responded to a structure fire near skid row Thursday night discovered a marijuana-growing operation.
Firefighters doused the fire in 14 minutes, a spokesman for the department said. But after controlling the flames, firefighters discovered that the floor where the fire began was a marijuana growing operation.
A resident who lived on the third floor exited the building safely, the department spokesman said. No injuries resulted from the fire.
The incident was turned over to the
Authorities are still investigating the cause of the fire.