Fire crews extinguished heavy fire near downtown Los Angeles after flames were reported on the top floor of a six-story building owned by the Los Angeles County.
The fire was first reported before 4 a.m. in the 2600 block of S. Grand Avenue. An orange glow could be seen through building top floor windows.
One-hundred sixty LAFD firefighters battled the blaze at the pre-1960 concrete structure, which houses administrative offices for several agencies, including the Department of Public Health.
The fire department declared a knockdown at around 5 a.m.
The cause of the fire was under investigation. One firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation.