Apartment Fire Put Out Near Lake Merritt

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Oakland firefighters extinguished a fire in an apartment building near the southwest shore of Lake Merritt Wednesday morning.

The fire was reported at 10:30 a.m. in the 1400 block of Jackson Street and four engines, two trucks and a fire chief were dispatched to the area.

The one-alarm fire was under control by 10:47 a.m., according to fire officials.

Several units were still at the scene as of 11 a.m. and a fire investigator was working to determine the cause of the blaze.

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