99 Cents Only store in Hawthorne erupts in flames

Firefighters battle a stubborn blaze in Hawthorne on Friday, May 27, 2016.

A three-alarm fire broke out at the 99 Cents Only store in Hawthorne Friday.

The blaze erupted at 11811 S. Hawthorne Blvd. at 3:34 p.m., and flames were seen shooting through the roof.

Nearby businesses were evacuated as the fire continued to rage.

Crews were still pouring water on the building as of 6 p.m., but open flames were no longer visible.

No injuries were reported.

City News Service contributed to this report.
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