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Abandoned Oakland Library a ‘Total Loss' Following Fire: Officials

An abandoned Oakland library is a total loss following a one-alarm fire Friday afternoon, officials say.

The blaze was reported at the city-owned building on the 1400 block of Miller Avenue, just east of Interstate 880. Fire officials said the building has burned before and was a concern.

When the fire erupted, thick, black smoke could be seen shooting into the sky from across the region.

No injuries have been reported and no other information was immediately available.

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