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Berkeley Fire Crews Put Down 3-Alarm Blaze

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Firefighters at the scene of a fire on the 2500 block of Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley, January 10, 2013. (CBS)

Firefighters at the scene of a fire on the 2500 block of Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley, January 10, 2013. (CBS)

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BERKELEY (CBS SF) – Crews have controlled a three-alarm fire in downtown Berkeley Friday afternoon, fire officials said.

The fire was reported at 2:24 p.m. at a two-story building in the 2500 block of Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley acting Deputy Fire Chief Avery Webb said.

The fire was declared under control at 2:54 p.m., Webb said.

The blaze appears to have started in a lower level of the building, which has residential units over a commercial space, Webb said.

Eight residents and one pet were displaced in the fire, Berkeley Fire Chief Gil Dong said.

No injuries were reported, Dong said.

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