Posted by on May 15, 2017
Categories: Bay Area

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(BANT) – Firefighters will remain on the scene of a fire that broke out Saturday at a construction site at 3800 San Pablo Ave. near the border of Oakland and Emeryville.

Officials with Alameda County Fire say the five-alarm blaze was contained Saturday morning but is not yet completely extinguished.

Alameda County firefighters and Oakland firefighters will remain on the scene throughout the morning to extinguish spot fires.

Firefighters were first alerted to the blaze at 4:58 a.m. Saturday. There were no reports of injuries and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday, the Alameda County Fire Department announced on Twitter that PG&E had restored power to nearby homes at 39th and Adeline streets, where power had previously failed due to the fire.

Over the weekend, crews also removed a large construction crane that had been damaged by the intense flames and was threatening to fall.