VAN NUYS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Los Angeles firefighters knocked down an explosive building fire in Van Nuys Wednesday night.
The incident was reported in the 7800 block of Sepulveda Boulevard at about 8:45 p.m. It took 70 firefighters just under 40 minutes to extinguish the blaze.
Large flames were seen shooting through the roof of the two-story structure, but fire crews quickly gained the upper hand by about 9 p.m.
Fire officials said no one was inside the building during the blaze, and investigators were looking into the cause.