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3-Story Building Under Construction Goes Up In Flames In North Hollywood

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An investigation is currently underway after an apartment building under construction went up in flames in North Hollywood Tuesday morning.

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the 11400 blk of West Cumpston St regarding a structure fire just before 5:40am

When firefighters they reported seeing lots of heavy smoke and fire showing from a 3-story apartment that was under construction.

The three-story building under construction was in it's framing stages when it caught on fire.

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Finally after nearly 50 minutes, it took over 100 firefighters to extinguished the bulk of the flames.

Thankfully no civilian or firefighters was injured.

The LAFD is actively on scene conducting overhauling and ensuring all hot spots are extinguished.

The original fire unit (appears to be) an apartment building which was in the framing stages and was fully involved in fire upon LAFD arrival.

The Alpha side (to the front) exposure was also under construction (appears to be apartments) and sustained some fire damage. The exposures surrounding the fire building (on the Brave, Charlie and Delta sides) were defended from any damage and all occupants (numbers unknown) are being rehoused with no injuries reported.

The cause of the fire is unknown and is currently under investigation.

No other information is available at this time.

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