OAKLAND (CBS SF) – An intense fire broke out in a warehouse in an industrial area of Jingletown in Oakland Tuesday, causing flames to rise in the sky and a cloud of smoke visible to motorists on the nearby 880.
The Oakland fire said several crews were dispatched to fight the building fire, which was reported around 11:25 a.m. on the 2800 block of East 7th Street.
A video from the crime scene showed that the building was on fire.
E2, E12, E1, E29, E4, T6, T1, T2 and FI1 are on site. #OFD. The crews have requested traffic control from OPD. https://t.co/9kRiTi6VS7
– Oakland Fire Department (CA) (@OaklandFireCA) May 18, 2021
The fire brigade was able to contain the fire quickly within 35 minutes, but not before the flames damaged two storage buildings.
There were no reports of injuries. One cause was investigated.