Video courtesy of Justin O’Neill
BERKELEY (KRON)—Firefighters are fighting a multiple-story structure fire in downtown Berkeley Saturday afternoon.
The fire was reported around 3:45 p.m. on Shattuck and University avenues, according to the Alameda County Fire Department.
It is near the entrance to the UC Berkeley campus.
The fire is believed to have started in a court yard surrounded by empty businesses.
Bulk of fire at Shattuck/University out.5floors of apt evacuated no injuries. Started in a courtyard pic.twitter.com/M0Ppy8oQVr
— Ella Sogomonian (@EllaSogomonian) September 18, 2016
An five-story apartment building has been evacuated.
Police and firefighters are responding to the fire.
No injuries have been reported.
— Ella Sogomonian (@EllaSogomonian) September 17, 2016
Berkeley police asked people to avoid the area.
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