A fire that touched off automatic sprinklers left a business in Cerritos with heavy water damage Thursday morning.
Firefighters responded around 11 p.m. Wednesday to a water flow alarm at Allstate Floral & Craft Inc. at 14038 Park Place, Los Angeles County Fire Department Battalion Chief Scott Fellhoelter told a news photographer at the scene. The fire started in some packaging materials, he said.
The blaze was knocked down by the sprinklers by the time firefighters arrived, said a county fire dispatcher. The building was filled with smoke, he said.
No estimate of the monetary damage was immediately available. The cause of the fire was under investigation.
— City News Service.