Natural gas explosion reported in Hollywood, California building

KABC is reporting an explosion occurred in Hollywood, California Wednesday night.

Posted: Dec 20, 2017 10:10 PM
Updated: Dec 20, 2017 10:29 PM

Los Angeles firefighters are at the scene of a natural gas explosion at a Hollywood restaurant Wednesday night.

The explosion occurred just after 7:30 p.m. local time, and crews are evacuating the six-story building out of an abundance of caution.

KABC is reporting the building is six stories tall, and the building also serves as an apartment.

Firefighters say one person was injured as a result of the explosion, and crews are currently conducting readings to make sure no one remained in a hazardous environment.

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