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Port of Los Angeles fire contained
Port of Los Angeles fire contained

The Los Angeles Fire Department said the bulk of a blaze that engulfed about 150 feet of wharf and threatened a warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles in Wilmington was contained Monday night. The majority of the fire was under control about 8:30 p.m. and contained about two hours later, said Katherine Main, spokeswoman with the Los Angeles Fire Department. Firefighters continued to fight the remainder of the "challenging fire." The four-alarm inferno beneath a steel warehouse had threatened nearby cargo ships, Main said. More than 100 firefighters battled the blaze from land, air and via several vessels. Divers with hoses were also deployed. The warehouse did not appear to...

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