HIGHLAND PARK — A one-story house is on fire this afternoon near Avenue 54 and Abbott Place, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. Avenue 54 is being blocked from Figueroa to Abbott, according to LAFD.
UPDATE @ 1:11 pm: The fire was extinguished in less than 20 minutes and did not spread to neighboring homes, said LAFD. One firefighter suffered a minor injury. The house was vacant.
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