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.