11-29-2013 Los Angeles Firefighters, Task Force 33, Engine 46, Engine 57, Engine 21 Battalion 13 first on scene on the 5900 block of South Figueroa Street had heavy smoke pushing from a row of vacant one story commercial buildings including a vacant church. Firefighters quickly laid lines and attacked the fire with handlines, having the bulk of fire under control in 30 minutes. The older building was approximately 150 by 50 ft. long with reports of transients taking shelter there over the years. There also was a report the occupancies shared a common attic. There were no reported injuries, the cause of the late night fire is under investigation.
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