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Resident Flags Down Firefighters To Fight Fruitvale Fire

OAKLAND (CBS SF) -- Firefighters knocked down a fire Sunday night at an apartment building in East Oakland according to reports on Twitter.

Fire officials said a citizen flagged down a fire engine that was driving in the 1500 block of Fruitvale Avenue just before 8 p.m., alerting them of the fire.

According to fire officials the fire was on the second story of a three-story building, and firefighters were able to bring it under control at 8:01 p.m.

Information on the cause of the fire or if there were any injuries was not immediately available.

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