Massive fire rips through building in Oakland

Massive fire rips through building in Oakland

The site was part of the Broadway Valdez Specific Plan District, a mixed-use plan meant to revitalize the Auto Row section of the city.

White would not comment on reports that motion sensors located within the project detected some activity before the fire.

Logan says crews will work over the weekend to secure and take down the untethered construction crane that authorities fear could collapse. The National Weather Service of the Bay Area said a satellite detected temperatures as high as 1,145 degrees Fahrenheit from the Oakland fire. There are no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. The Intersection is set to be built again, offering 105 residential units and 21,000 square feet of retail space.

It could be Sunday before 700-900 residents living near the fire scene on Valdez St.

She said she turned around and drove back to her neighborhood and found flames shooting from the burning building. It is the fourth major construction project fire in Oakland in the a year ago.

A plume of smoke was visible for miles. Several hundred residents had been evacuated from nearby buildings and about 100 were at the Cathedral of Christ the Light on Harrison Street and Grand Avenue.

A large crane in the middle of an Oakland building that was destroyed by fire is in danger of collapsing. No one was injured.

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Due to its instability, everyone within a three-block radius of the construction site was evacuated, according to fire officials.

Oakland, California firefighters are battling a major fire early Friday morning.

A huge fire is consuming a building that is under construction in Oakland near Lake Merritt, and evacuations at nearby buildings have been ordered.

Kamilah Mims lives in an apartment building on Waverly Street next to the parking garage of the building that caught fire.

As crews continue to tend to these issues, they are keeping a close eye on a crane that was swinging around in circles in the height of the fire.

Streets in the area are closed.

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