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8 Vehicles Found Burning Beside Railroad Tracks in East Oakland

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- Train traffic through East Oakland was stopped early Sunday morning as Oakland fire department crews responded to reports of eight vehicles on fire.

A Stretch of San Leandro St. in Oakland (Google Street View)
San Leandro St. in Oakland. (Google Street View)

The fires near railroad tracks in the 6200 block of San Leandro Street was reported shortly before 1:30 a.m. and the Union Pacific Railroad halted trains on the Niles line, the department said.

The fires were extinguished by 2:16 a.m.

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