OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An intense fire erupted at a warehouse in an industrial area of Oakland’s Jingletown neighborhood Tuesday, sending flames soaring into the sky and a smoke plume that was visible to motorists on nearby 880.
Oakland fire said several crews were dispatched to fight the structure fire that was reported around 11:25 a.m. in the 2800 block of East 7th street.
Video from the scene showed the building engulfed in flames.
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Firefighters were able to quickly contain the fire with 35 minutes, but not before the flames damaged two warehouse buildings.
There were no reports of injuries. A cause was under investigation.