Large fire chars house near Downtown Long Beach

Firefighters were working to douse a fire burning at a house near Downtown Long Beach Sunday evening.

The second-alarm blaze broke out around 6:20 p.m. near Daisy Avenue and 10th Street, Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Jake Heflin said.

When crews arrived they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the building, he said.

They were still working the scene at about 7 p.m.

Photo by Jose Cordon.

Photo by Jose Cordon.

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Jeremiah Dobruck is the breaking news editor for the Long Beach Post. He began his journalism career in 2007 as an intern at Palos Verdes Peninsula News and has worked for The Forum Newsgroup in New York City, the Daily Pilot and the Press-Telegram. He lives in Torrance with his wife, Lindsey, and their two young children.