October 4, 2023

OAKLAND – Crews on Wednesday afternoon have been battling a brush hearth simply west of the Oakland Coliseum, in line with authorities.

The hearth was reported on East Bay Regional Park District land close to Oakport Road and Zhone Manner, the Oakland Fireplace Division mentioned in a social media publish. As of 4:20 p.m., the blaze had burned two acres.

The hearth division mentioned roughly 20 firefighters have been on the scene and making progress towards extinguishing the hearth. However the company warned that drivers on Interstate 880 would possibly see and scent smoke, in addition to expertise minor visitors delays.

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