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3-Alarm Fire Burns Oakland Strip Mall

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    3-Alarm Fire Burns Oakland Strip Mall
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    A three-alarm fire at an East Oakland strip mall was knocked down Sunday morning, according to fire officials.

    A firefighter said the fire, located in the 5800 block of Walnut Street, was under control at 3:01 a.m.

    Fire officials first reported the fire on Twitter at 11:14 p.m. Saturday night.

    When firefighters arrived they saw strong flames coming from the building.

    They initially had difficulty gaining access to the building and a commander called for a defensive attack.

    But a few minutes later, firefighters gained access through the front of the building and started an offensive attack, according to fire officials.

    There were no injuries reported, and fire officials are investigating the cause of the fire

    Firefighters are still on scene checking for hot spots.

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