UPDATE 12:53am EST: The blaze has since been extinguished and there is an active investigation into what may have been the cause. At least 11 firefighters were injured.

Over 230 firefighters responded to the scene where multiple buildings had caught fire.

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An explosion in Los Angeles has led to ten buildings being set on fire, according to local media.

At least ten firefighters have reportedly been injured.

“Major smoke screen, ash is raining for blocks,” tweeted BuzzFeed reporter Sean Miura.

The cause of the fire was unknown at press time, but reports indicated that at least ten buildings were on fire.

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