SAN DIEGO — Firefighters Wednesday battled a fire at an Office Depot in La Mesa that caused over $1 million in damage, first responders said.

The blaze was reported to Heartland Fire & Rescue around 4:40 p.m. about a structure fire in the Office Depot at 8481 Fletcher Parkway, according to Andy McKella with the fire agency.

SkyFOX was over the location capturing dark smoke spewing from the building, where firefighters could be seen making their way inside the building and on top of the roof in an attempt to extinguish the flames.

Nearby business were evacuated due to the fire, the La Mesa Police Department tweeted. Eastbound Fletcher Parkway was temporarily shut down from Jackson to Grossmont Center Drive.

The fire was put out by crews around 5:25 p.m., with the help of a sprinkler system inside the building, the Heartland fire official said.

One Office Depot employee was evaluated on scene by paramedics, but was released. No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.