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2-Alarm Fire Burns Vacant Oakland Building

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A 2-alarm fire damaged a vacant building in Oakland. (CBS)

A 2-alarm fire damaged a vacant building in Oakland. (CBS)

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OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland firefighters controlled a two-alarm blaze at a Victorian house near Seventh and Harrison streets, a fire dispatcher said.

The fire, which was highly visible from nearby Interstate Highway 880, burned at 621 Harrison St., the dispatcher said.

The three-story house, which was vacant, was the site of another two-alarm fire in January. A fire official said squatters have been known to frequent the building.

The cause of the fire remained under investigation.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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