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Warehouse fire in South L.A.

May 5, 2008 |  3:37 pm

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Los Angeles firefighters on the scene of a warehouse fire in the 2000 block of  W. Southwest Drive earlier today. The fire, reported at about 10:30 this morning, took more 100 firefighters over an hour to knock down, according to the LAFD blog. A worker in the building suffered burns and was taken to the hospital. Cause was flammable chemicals ignited by a power tool, the blog reports.

--Veronique de Turenne

Photo: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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