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Crenshaw area school caught on fire


A fire broke out in a bungalow at an elementary school in the Crenshaw area, a city fire official said.

The fire was reported at 5:31 p.m. at Hillcrest Elementary School, located at 4041 S. Hillcrest Drive, said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Rescuers arriving at the location reported light smoke showing from the structure, Scott said.    With 20 firefighters on the scene, the flames were under control in 14 minutes, he said.    The cause of the fire was under investigation.

No injuries were reported.