Posted: 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Crews quickly contain Oakland apartment fire


Fire at Oakland apartment unit Tuesday photo
Fire at Oakland apartment unit Tuesday and wires

OAKLAND, Calif. —

One person was displaced by a fire that broke out Tuesday morning at an apartment in Oakland's Maxwell Park neighborhood, a fire dispatcher said.

The blaze was reported at 7:27 a.m. at a home at 4420 Penniman Ave.

A second alarm was initially called but was quickly canceled as firefighters contained the fire to the apartment where it started, fire officials said.

The fire was under control at 7:41 a.m., according to the fire department.

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