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Firefighters extinguish Uptown Oakland building fire

OAKLAND — Firefighters with the Oakland Fire Department made quick work of a roof fire in the city’s Uptown-Valdez neighborhood.
At 7:41 p.m., firefighters responded to reports of smoke and fire coming from a building roof in the 2400 block of Valdez Street, an Oakland fire dispatcher said.
Within minutes, firefighters from at least one truck had water on the flames, swiftly extinguishing it.
No injuries were initially reported, and a call to an Oakland Fire Department battalion chief was not immediately returned.
Check back for updates.
Contact George Kelly at 408-859-5180.

2400 Block Valdez- Truck 4 reporting 4 story apartment bldg with smoke and fire showing from the roof. #oakland
— Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) September 18, 2018

Valdez St- crews have water on the fire, checking for extension. #oakland
— Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) September 18, 2018

(Waverly, Oakland) Fire in Building — FIrefighters were at the scene battling a fire on the roof deck of a building. Watch footage of the incident here.
— Citizen SF Bay Area (@CitizenApp_SF) September 18, 2018

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