OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Firefighters in Oakland are at the scene of an exterior fire that had spread to an apartment building on Bancroft Avenue Thursday afternoon.
The Oakland Firefighters Twitter account posted about the fire burning on the 5600 block of Bancroft Avenue near the Fairfax neighborhood at around 3:48 p.m.READ MORE: Cal Fire Confirms Estrada Fire Sparked by Controlled Burn, Holding at 150 Acres; Evacuations Ordered
Firefighters said the exterior fire had spread to the two-story apartment building.
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— Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) October 7, 2021
While there has yet to be an update on what happened with the fire, a subsequent tweet noted that firefighter got water on the blaze in under a minute.
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5600 block Bancroft Ave.
Water on the fire in less than 50 seconds💦🔥
“WE SERVE TO SAVE”
Great job Engine 18! #youroaklandfirefighters #oaklandsbravest #workingfire#oaklandfire#oakland pic.twitter.com/8rkjbiuyxs
— Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) October 8, 2021
So far, there was no word on any injuries or what caused the fire.