Flames shoot from street as crews battle underground gas fire in Oakland

9:38 AM, Dec 10, 2013   |    comments
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OAKLAND (BCN) - Firefighters are working to put out an underground gas fire a few blocks west of Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland, a fire dispatcher said.

The one-alarm fire was reported at 8:24 a.m. in an underground
electrical vault at Golf Links Road and Fontaine Street, near Holy Redeemer College, the dispatcher said.

Firefighters are evacuating residents in the immediate area,
according to the dispatcher.

Flames can be seen coming up through cracks in the street.

No injuries had been reported as of 9 a.m., the dispatcher said.

Bay City News

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