OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A fire near the intersection of Douglas Avenue and Denny Street in East Oakland has been extinguished and the cause is under investigation, the Oakland Fire Department said.
The fire was reported just after 11 a.m. and “destroyed a shed and three commercial trailers and burned a large pile of rail ties,” before it was put out around noon.READ MORE: South Bay Traffic Alert: Overturned Big Rig Shuts Down Southbound Traffic On 101
Union Pacific trains running through the area were stopped for a time.
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Engines 20, 29, 26, Truck 7, Battalion 3, Fire Investigator on scene. RV, multiple trailers, and shed on fire. @UnionPacific trains shut down until clear to resume.
Unfortunately, the first due fire station to this area (Station 27), is browned out today. pic.twitter.com/ghwonhJ63T
— Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) February 28, 2021
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