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Crews battle Leimert Park apartment fire

Crews battled a fire at an apartment located at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Van Ness Avenue in Leimert Park.

April 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Firefighters battled a blaze at an apartment building in Leimert Park early Monday morning.

Heavy flames tore through the front bedroom of a second floor unit at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Van Ness Avenue.

Los Angeles Police Department traffic officers noticed the flames shooting out of window and got people out of the building.

The fire was knocked down by about 1 a.m.

At least one person was treated at the scene. The cause of the fire remained under investigation.