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Los Angeles fire destroys apartment block site

People in Los Angeles have filmed footage of a huge fire that engulfed a construction site of an apartment block in the city.

More than 250 firefighters responded to the fire at the construction site in the downtown area of Los Angeles.

The fire was reported to emergency services in the early hours of the morning.

A Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said he did not think anyone was living or working at the site of the blaze - which could be seen from miles away.

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