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Fire Torches House In West Oakland

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- A one-alarm fire at a house in Oakland has been extinguished, fire officials said.

Initial tweets from the Oakland Fire Department shortly after 11:20 a.m. indicated people might be trapped in a two-story house at 1431 Myrtle St.

A fire dispatcher said those initial reports proved not to be true and the blaze was extinguished by 12:14 p.m. with no injuries reported.

Five people have been displaced from the home, the dispatcher said.

No other information about the fire was immediately available.

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