1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Two-Alarm Blaze at Homes in Oakland

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One person died, and one was injured early Monday in a raging fire burning at least two homes in East Oakland, according to the Oakland Fire Department.

The two-alarm blaze was reported at about 4:30 a.m. and was burning at least two homes on Malta Court, near Bernhardt Drive, just southeast of 98th Avenue and Interstate 880, fire officials said.

Firefighters found one person dead inside one of the homes, and another person was taken to a hospital to be treated for unknown injuries, fire officials said.

No other injuries were reported, and no further details about the fire were immediately available.

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