VIDEO: Structure fire reported near UC Berkeley

Photo Credit: Josh Chin
Photo Credit: Josh Chin

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.

An five-story apartment building has been evacuated.

Police and firefighters are responding to the fire.

No injuries have been reported.

Berkeley police asked people to avoid the area.

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