Firefighters are responding to a two-story apartment building in Westlake showing heavy flames.
Calls about the fire came in at around 5:15 p.m. for the building located in the 2800 block of 7th Street, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Heavy flames were showing in both the second floor and attic. Additional resources have been requested.
The building was evacuated and, so far, no injuries have been reported.
LAFD said that commuters are encouraged to avoid the area of 7th Street and Hoover Street.
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