OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A fire is burning a building in the 1700 block of E.19th Street in Oakland, near Roosevelt Middle school.
Oakland Fire says the building is vacant.
Crews working aggressively to control fire. Heavy fire on 2nd floor. Vacant building. Crews now going defensive (E19th)— Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) August 4, 2017
The fire broke out around around 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters had to get out after the front stairs collpased, and there was concern about the rest of the structure.
There are no word of any injuries and the cause is still being investigated.