Los Angeles Fire Department

Firefighters on Monday battled a scrap yard fire in Boyle Heights at a site where a larger fire destroyed a warehouse just six months earlier.

Eighty-five firefighters responded to 2881 E. Pico Boulevard within 43 minutes of the first report, which came just after 2 p.m.

While crews extinguished all visible flames by 5 p.m., firefighters remained on the scene to conduct “overhaul operations” in the yard, which was filled with “densely packed bailed goods,” according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire and monetary damage is still being determined, according to LAFD.

The address was the scene of a larger blaze in September, which took 150 firefighters two hours to extinguish.

At that time, the roof of a commercial building collapsed, and one firefighter sustained a “painful though non-life threatening burn injury,” while two others were burned less severely, KTLA reported.

Photo by Michael Dorausch from Flickr.

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