Firefighters tackling blaze at vacant house

December 27, 2012 3:52:19 PM PST
Oakland firefighters are at the scene of a fire at a vacant house in East Oakland this afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

The fire was reported in the 1300 block of 83rd Avenue at 2:05 p.m.

Firefighters responded to the blaze and called for a second alarm, but quickly canceled the request, the dispatcher said.

Just before 3 p.m., crews were still at the scene.