The fire was put out in about 20 minutes, but left hazy air and the smell of smoke in the Downtown area.
Three adults and one child were inside the home when the fire started. Though no serious injuries were reported, an elderly man was treated for smoke inhalation, fire officials said.
The Thursday afternoon fire started around 2:30 p.m. and took about 20 minutes for the fire crews to put down.
Though no injuries were reported, two families were displaced from their homes because the fire damage was so bad.
Fire crews were battling a major structure fire near Rosecrans Avenue and Alameda Street in the Compton. Smoke was visible across a large swath of Long Beach.
The Long Beach Fire Department responded to a fire on the beach near 12th Place just after midnight on Tuesday and found the tower engulfed in flames.
Firefighters responded to fire at 12:36 p.m. on San Francisco Avenue near Spring Street in Long Beach, said Long Beach Fire Department spokesperson Brian Fisk.
An official said It took firefighters over two hours to extinguish the blaze that burned an area of about 3,750-square feet.
No injuries were reported and no one was displaced as a result of the flames.
A massive fire in an industrial area of Compton lit up the sky this morning. Firefighters from the Compton, Long Beach and Los Angeles County fire departments were called to battle the flames.