El Sereno -- A fire damaged a single-story commercial building this afternoon, but no one was hurt.

Firefighters sent to the 5000 block of East Alhambra Avenue at 1:09 p.m. extinguished the flames in 21 minutes, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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