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Whittier mechanic shop damaged by fire

Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Firefighters knock down a fire at a mechanic shop on the 2600 block of Pacific Drive in unincorporated Whittier on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013.

Firefighters knock down a fire at a mechanic shop on the 2600 block of Pacific Drive in unincorporated Whittier on Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. (KABC Photo)

Investigators are trying to figure out what started a fire that destroyed most of a mechanic shop in unincorporated Whittier.

The fire was reported around 7:45 p.m. Monday at the business located on the 2600 block of Pacific Drive.

When firefighters arrived, they found flames engulfing nearly one-third of the building, but they were able to save the rest of the one-story building.

Sheriff's officials say there is no evidence of arson.

No injuries were reported.

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