3 vehicles destroyed, apartments evacuated in Panorama City fire

Three vehicles were destroyed and apartments were evacuated early Tuesday in a fire that broke out in Panorama City, authorities said.

Emergency crews were called around 5 a.m. to a carport on fire in the 14000 block of Chase Street.

Fire officials said at least three cars were a total loss. The fire also spread across the alley, damaging nearby vehicles and blowing out multiple apartment windows.

Some area apartment complexes were evacuated. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation, officials said.