3-alarm fire put out at multiple Oakland homes

Fire in Oakland

September 17, 2013 9:52:55 AM PDT
Firefighters have put out a three-alarm blaze at three West Oakland homes this morning.

The fire, located at homes in the 900 block of 24th Street near Market Street, was reported at 3:29 a.m., according to fire officials.

All 12 residents in the buildings have been accounted for and are receiving help from the Red Cross.

Firefighters say the blaze may have started from electrical problems in the laundry room.