OAKLAND (BCN/CBS SF) — A man was rescued from the floor of a burning East Oakland home Thursday morning, fire officials said.
The one-alarm blaze was reported at 6:54 a.m. in the 7400 block of Spencer Street near Hegenberger Road.READ MORE: San Leandro Community Rallies for Reform on Anniversary of Steven Taylor's Police Shooting Death
Heavy smoke was rising from the single-story home when firefighters arrived, according to fire officials. Crews had to use a circular saw to get into the home because it was so secure.READ MORE: Lodi Parachute Center Skydiver Dies After Chute Gets Tangled on Descent
The victim was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and taken to a hospital, fire officials said.
Crews brought the fire under control at 7:16 a.m. The cause appeared to be electrical and was deemed accidental.MORE NEWS: Saratoga Resident Displaced in 2-Alarm House Fire Sunday Morning
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