The El Centro Fire Department responded to an early morning fire on Adams Avenue Tuesday.

The fire in the 600 block of Adams Avenue was reported at about 4:10 a.m.. An abandoned structure was engulfed in flames. El Centro Fire responded with all available personnel and equipment and then issued a second alarm for assistance from the Imperial County Fire Department. Westbound Adams Avenue was closed for more than 3 hours as fire crews battled the blaze. Cause of the fire remains under investigation.