Live video: Fire rips through apartment complex in Southern California

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ARCADIA, Calif. – Flames were ripping through an apartment complex in Southern California Thursday, sending plumes of smoke into the sky as residents were evacuated.

The fire was reported shortly after 6 a.m. in the 800 block of Fairview Avenue, PIX11 sister station KTLA reports.

A spokesman with the Verdugo Fire Communications Center told KTLA appears to initially burn in the attic of the structure.

It was not immediately known if anyone was hurt in the blaze.