Photo Gallery: Compton, California Blaze

Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, California.
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Fire in a pallet yard extends into a bus lot

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned stacks of pallets in a commercial yard and buses parked in a neighboring lot Friday.

The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and created a massive column of smoke that rose high into the sky and spread widely across the metropolitan area. READ MORE

In this view from Los Angeles, smoke rises in the distance from a fire at at commercial yard in Compton, Calif., Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in an commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/John Antczak)
In this photo taken by a drone, firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
In this photo taken by a drone, firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
in this photo taken by a drone, firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters from the Downey Fire Department battle a fire at at commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in an commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard.(AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)
A firefighter battles a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
A firefighter battles a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
A firefighter battles a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
A firefighter battles a fire at at commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard.(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters stray water on the burned buses at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
Firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
A dog, silhouetted, is seen as firefighters battle a fire at a commercial yard in Compton, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned material in a commercial yard and parked buses early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and consumed what appeared to be stacks of pallets in a very large industrial yard. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

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