Fire at South LA's Bethune Middle School put out by sprinklers

A fire on the third floor of Bethune Middle School in South Los Angeles was put out by sprinklers today, and no one was hurt, authorities said.

The fire at 155 W. 69th St. was reported about 6:20 a.m., Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Firefighters swept water from the second and third floors, Humphrey said.

How the fire started and a damage estimate were not immediately available.