One person killed in Union City fire

Source: Kenneth Embalsado

UNION CITY (KRON) — The Alameda County Fire Department has confirmed that one person was killed in an apartment fire Thursday evening.

The fire at the complex on Alvarado-Niles Road and Hartnell Street in Union City was originally reported at 4:25 p.m., according to a dispatcher with the Alameda County Fire Department.

The fire started in a carport at the complex, but spread to the complex itself.

It was originally a one-alarm, but was upgraded to two alarms.

Police are asking people to avoid the area of Oregon Street and Alvarado-Niles Road for the next four to six hours.

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