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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – One person was found dead in a massive commercial fire in South Los Angeles early Tuesday morning.

May 4, 2021. (CBSLA)

The greater-alarm fire was reported in the 1800 block of East 57th Street at 11:57 p.m. Monday.

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Los Angeles Fire Department crews responded to find a one-story metal-clad commercial building ablaze, with the flames threatening to spread to several surrounding structures.

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Crews took a defensive position, protecting the surrounding structures. It took 67 firefighters about 72 minutes to bring the fire under control.

One person was found dead. The victim was not identified.

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The cause of the person’s death and the cause of the fire are under investigation.

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Missing Texas mom identified as body found in submerged SUV, police say

The body found inside a submerged SUV in Texas on Tuesday has been positively identified as a mother of three who went missing last month, investigators said.

The Galveston County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the body as Erica Hernandez on Wednesday, a day after dive teams pulled her vehicle out from the bottom of a retention pond near Reflection Bay in Pearland, Pearland police said. Her cause of death has yet to be determined.

VEHICLE OF MISSING TEXAS MOM ERICA HERNANDEZ PULLED FROM POND, BODY FOUND INSIDE, POLICE SAY

Hernandez, 40, was last seen the morning of April 18 when she left a friend’s house in the 6000 block of Benning Drive in Houston. 

Hernandez's cause of death has not yet been determined. (Texas EquuSearch)

Law enforcement agencies and volunteers spent the next several weeks searching for Hernandez.

On Tuesday, police said the FBI shared a tip that led investigators to the pond, where they found evidence that a vehicle likely struck a curb and drove into the water. Details on where the tip came from were not immediately provided.

Investigators believed the SUV was submerged for an extended period of time, likely since the night Hernandez disappeared. 

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Hernandez’s family gathered at the pond where she was found in the hours after her body was identified, KHOU-TV reported. They’re still seeking answers as to why the mom of three was in Pearland.

"Her story is not finished yet," Hernandez’s sister Ashley Hernandez told those who gathered. "It’s like it just begun."

Pearland police are leading the investigation.

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