July 2, 2022

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East Oakland warehouse fire prospects to electrical power outage

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OAKLAND — A two-alarm framework hearth at a vacant warehouse early Saturday morning downed numerous nearby poles, causing a energy outage in the space.

No one particular was wounded in the fire, which completely engulfed a 100-by-50-foot warehouse near the intersection of 45th Avenue and East 12th Street in an East Oakland neighborhood stuffed with automobile repair enterprises.

Responding crews brought the flames below command at 1:47 a.m. The to start with engines that arrived on scene had been blocked from accessing the developing and required to contact a second alarm, Capt. Tracy Paganelli of the Oakland Hearth Department explained in an job interview. In whole, 56 firefighters were being identified as to the scene.

The crews shifted situation, applying a “large volume of water” to the sides of the warehouse to stop the flames from touring down the block or to a neighboring constructing.

Excessive heat from the fireplace downed 3 poles, damaged a close by making and blew several transformers. At about 1:45 a.m., PG&E officers arrived and de-energized power in the quick area.

OAKLAND, CA – July 24: Firefighters do the job to include a two-alarm warehouse fireplace that brought on a power outage on the 4300 block of East 12th Road in Oakland, Calif., influencing close to 2,500 men and women early Saturday, July 24, 2021. (Dylan Bouscher/Bay Space News Group) 

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