Los Angeles firefighters knock down major fire at downtown warehouse

A map of Los Angeles showing the location of a warehouse fire downtown

Los Angeles firefighters knocked down a large structure fire at a downtown warehouse Tuesday night.

The blaze was reported at 8:40 p.m. at 1120 South Main St., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Preliminary reports indicated heavy smoke coming from the building, which is made up of a two-story section in the front and a single story in the rear.

Officials reported shortly before 11 p.m. that the fire had been knocked down at 9:50 p.m., according to the department. It took 172 firefighters 70 minutes to access, confine and fully extinguish the blaze.


The bulk of the fire was confined to the rear, one-story section of the building, the department said. Its cause remained under investigation Tuesday night.

No injures were reported, according to the department.