Fire destroys Amazon distribution center in California


A fire destroyed an Amazon distribution center that helps deliver Amazon shipments in Southern California on Friday morning. 

The warehouse is located at 2255 West Lugonia Avenue. It's operated by Kuehne and Nagel, a logistics company that helps Amazon ship extra-large items to customers, an Amazon spokesperson said.

The center is about 600,000 square feet and there were about 100 people inside when the fire started.

No injuries were reported. Interstate 10 had to be shut down due to the size of the flames and smoke coming from the building. There are no details yet on what caused the fire or where it started.

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