VENICE (CNS) - Fire damaged two adjacent businesses Sunday at a one- story commercial building in Venice.
The 32 firefighters dispatched at 7:06 a.m. Sunday to 1 E. Ninth St. had the blaze out within 35 minutes of their arrival, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.
"LAFD resources will be on scene through the morning conducting overhaul operations," said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department. "Due to the narrow streets and limited access, residents are requested to avoid the area while LAFD apparatus are still on scene."
No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was under investigation.