Los Angeles FF Hurt in Blaze that Partially Collapses Building

"Firefighters extinguished the flames relatively quickly for the size of the building and the amount of fire," the Los Angeles Fire Department stated about Friday's restaurant fire.

A fire at a restaurant and dance hall led to the partial collapse of the building and sent a Los Angeles firefighter to the hospital early Friday.

Crews responded to the blaze at Salon Mexico in the city's Wilmington neighborhood at around 4:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

"Firefighters extinguished the flames relatively quickly for the size of the building and the amount of fire," stated the department, which was able to put out the blaze in less than 20 minutes.

A firefighter was injured in the blaze, but details weren't released concerning how the injury happened. The firefighter's injuries weren't considered life-threatening.

The business had been closed for renovations, KCBS-TV reports. Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire.

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