One person killed in early morning fire

Arson investigators have been dispatched to the scene of a fatal fire in Oakland Sunday morning.

December 18, 2011 6:54:12 PM PST
Arson investigators have been dispatched to the scene of a fatal fire in Oakland Sunday morning, a fire department dispatcher said.

Fire was reported in a home near Arthur Street and 79th Avenue at about 7:30 a.m., according to the Oakland Fire Department.

Arriving firefighters found a single family home fully engulfed in flames.

A 55-year-old Oakland man was killed in the fire, according to the fire department.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.