A massive fire tore through a construction site of a mixed-use project in Oakland early Friday and triggered evacuations of neighboring homes.
The four-alarm fire ripped through the large building and sent a tower of flames and smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles, according to local news reports. There were no immediate report of injuries.
Images from live television broadcasts showed firefighters using multiple ladder trucks to attack the blaze.
As firefighters tackled the flames, officers ordered evacuations for nearby homes and businesses, according to the Oakland Police Department
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