A fire at Long Beach Towers Downtown has led to the closure of the eastbound lanes of Ocean Boulevard from Alamitos to Elm.

The fire department was on scene at 5:22 p.m., according to LBFD spokesman Brian Fisk. The fire was knocked down 12 minutes later.

People were seen evacuating from the structure, but no injuries have been reported, according to Fisk. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story, and will be updated.

Firefighters knock down a fire at the Long Beach Towers apartment building in Downtown Tuesday, April 12, 2022. Photo by Brandon Richardson.