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LAFD extinguishes fire after explosion near Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro

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Los Angeles fire officials have put out a fire involving an 18-wheeler near the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro.
(Scott Sandell / Los Angeles Times)

The Los Angeles Fire Department has extinguished a fire after an explosion occurred inside a shipping yard at Harbor Boulevard near the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro. The explosion involved an 18-wheeler.

Los Angeles Times staffer Scott Sandell reported that a plume of smoke could be seen about three miles from the scene.

LAFD assessed a nearby apartment building with four units that contained broken windows, but reported no injuries.

This post will be updated with more details.

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