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East Hollywood -- Fire tore through a vacant home Tuesday evening and burned for about half an hour before firefighters were able to extinguish the flames.

Crews responded to the 1000 block of North Heliotrope Drive, near LA City College, at 10:33 p.m. and discovered the single-family home fully engulfed in fire, according to Nicholas Prange of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A total of 36 firefighters battled the fire in the 1,731-square-foot structure and a knockdown was called at 10:59 p.m., Prange said.

No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire was under investigation.

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