3-alarm fire burns down commercial building in Los Altos

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A three-alarm fire badly damaged a commercial building in Los Altos early Christmas morning. 

According to police and fire officials, the fire was reported at 4:48 a.m. on Monday at a two-story building on the 4600 block of El Camino Real. 

Shortly after 4 p.m., the Santa Clara County Fire Department announced the fire was under control. 

Units remain at the scene monitoring hot spots for the night. 

Eastbound El Camino Real between San Antonio Road and Sherwood Avenue will remain closed until the building can be demolished, fire officials said.

No injuries were reported in the fire, police said.


Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.

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