Firefighters battled 3rd alarm fire at 99 cents store in Hawthorne

- A three-alarm fire tore through a 99 Cents Only store in Hawthorne this afternoon.
The blaze was reported at 3:34 p.m. at 11811 S. Hawthorne Blvd., according to Capt. Keith Mora of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Flames leapt through the building's roof, which partially collapsed.
A third alarm was requested so initial responders could be relieved as the firefight continued, Mora said.
Surrounding buildings, including a CVS store and a Payless shoe store, were evacuated as a precaution, Mora said.
Crews were still pouring water on the building as of 6 p.m., but open flames were no longer visible.
No injuries were reported.


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