OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Three people suffered minor injuries Tuesday evening after a fire broke out at an apartment building in Oakland’s Laurel District, according to authorities.
The Oakland Firefighter Twitter account first posted about the fire shortly after 5 p.m., saying that there was heavy fire on the second floor of the building at on Green Acre Road between MacArthur Boulevard and Masterson Street.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Who Is Getting A Plus-Up Payment?
Firefighters also posted video from the scene.
Masterson St & Green Acre Rd- Battalion 4 reporting 2 story apartment with heavy fire on the 2nd floor. #oaklandREAD MORE: Drought-Stricken Marin Putting Into Place Tough Water Use Restrictions
— Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) January 13, 2021
Video shows heavy smoke from second floor apartment. Two ambulances were called to tend to three people with minor injuries.MORE NEWS: COVID Recovery: Reopening Restaurants Facing Industry-Wide Staffing Shortage
The Oakland Fire Department has not confirmed yet if the fire has been extinguished or the probably cause of the fire.