Firefighters Extinguish Blaze at Catholic School in Hollywood

Firefighters responded to a classroom fire at a Catholic school in Hollywood Friday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The fire started at around 9 a.m., originating from inside a classroom on the second floor of the building on the 600 block of West Sunset Boulevard, according to LAFD.

Fifty-eight firefighters extinguished the flames in about half an hour, the LAFD said.

The school is part of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hollywood. The church was not affected by the fire, the LAFD said.

Aerial footage from Sky5 showed smoke rising from the school's roof and several firefighters at the scene.

The LAFD described the fire as "heavy."

No injuries were reported.

Arson detectives determined the cause of the fire to be accidental, LAFD said.

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