Firefighters had to rescue people from a burning high rise in Los Angeles

La fireScreenshot from KTLAA commercial building in the Westlake District of Los Angeles burns April 7, 2015.

Firefighters have rescued some people from a blaze burning in a high rise in Los Angeles.

The flames took off in a commercial building on the corner of Olympic and Union in the city’s Westlake District around 7:45 Tuesday night. LA City Fire officials say the flames were located in the southwest corner of the building’s 5th floor.

The LAFD says one person was evaluated on scene for a non-life threatening injury.

An investigation into the cause of the fire was underway.

Here’s some amazing pictures of the flames:


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