OAKLAND -- Firefighters quickly controlled a fire in a two-story apartment building on Ritchie Street in East Oakland on Thursday afternoon.

No one was injured.

The fire at Ritchie Street and MacArthur Boulevard was reported about 2:45 p.m. and fire crews had the one-alarm fire controlled in 20 minutes.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation and a damage estimate was not immediately available.

Oakland police were called for crowd and traffic control.

Check back for updates.

Reach Kristin J. Bender at kbender@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/kjbender.




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