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Echo Park home goes up in flames; no injuries

A firefighter works to put out a house fire in the 1900 block of Scott Avenue in Echo Park on Thursday, March 28, 2013.

March 28, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
A house fire broke out early Thursday morning in the 1900 block of Scott Avenue in Echo Park.

Firefighters responded to the scene around 1:50 a.m. and extinguished the blaze in about 20 minutes.

The fire engulfed a one-story home, causing significant damage. Three people were inside, but they managed to evacuate safely.

The battalion chief says the fire may have started in an office area of the house, but the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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