LAFD Battles Fire at Multiple Fashion Stores in DTLA

Over 124 firefighters battled a commercial fire in Downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday night, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A row of fashion and fabric stores in the 600 block of South Los Angeles Street caught fire around 6:30 p.m.

Firefighters fought the blaze unit by unit and five units were damaged from the flames by the time the fire was extinguished around 8:22 p.m., authorities said. Four additional stores were damaged by smoke only.

No injuries were reported and Los Angeles Street is closed from East 6th Street to East 7th Street, the Department added.

Firefighters will remain on the scene for overhaul and arson authorities are investigating the cause.