Crews battle three-alarm blaze in West Oakland

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

OAKLAND — Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire Friday night in West Oakland.

The blaze was reported around 8 p.m. at 27th and West streets, in the city’s Hoover-Foster neighborhood, the Oakland Fire Department said in a social media post.

Roughly 30 minutes later, the fire was placed under control, according to the agency. No injuries were reported.

The fire department said two structures were involved — a vacant single-family home and a place of worship.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Update 1: Three Alarm Fire now contained at 27th & West St. No injuries at this time and the cause is under investigation. Two structures involved, a vacant single family home and a place of worship.

— Oakland Fire Department (CA) (@OaklandFireCA) May 11, 2024

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.