SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Firefighters battled flames at a commercial building in south Sacramento Wednesday.

The scene is along the 6600 block of Freeport Boulevard, near the Sacramento Executive Airport.

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Firefighters say the heavy flames came from the attic and caused it to partially collapse.

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Sacramento Fire Captian Keith Wade said it appeared that the older style construction of the building did not follow the fire safety codes like newer buildings.

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Firefighters remained on the scene for several hours to prevent any flare-ups.