SIERRA MADRE, Calif. (KABC) -- A dramatic blaze on Thursday afternoon engulfed a structure that housed three homes in Sierra Madre. Flames also destroyed a car that was parked outside.
The fire was reported at 3:30 p.m. in the 300 block of Sycamore Place, according to the Sierra Madre Fire Department.
No injuries were reported, but the fire gutted the two-story building before being extinguished within an hour. No residents were home at the time, fire officials said.
Police summoned firefighters back to the scene after the fire reignited; it was quickly knocked down again.
The cause of the incident is under investigation.