East Bay News
Firefighters clean up after smoky scrap yard fire
OAKLAND, CA (KGO) -- Oakland firefighters are cleaning up hotspots after a very smoky fire at a steel yard Friday morning.
Fire investigators are still trying to figure out how a massive scrap metal heap caught fire just before 8 a.m.
Crews have now spent hours dousing the heap with water.
The fire created a lot of smoke but nobody was injured and air quality officials say the smoke is not toxic.
fire, oakland, east bay news
- Jahi McMath's family to hold rally, march in Oakland 30 min ago
- BART, union leaders reach new contract deal 37 min ago
- Man arrested in deadly fight at Antioch bowling alley
- US holiday travelers brace for foul, wet weather
- Jahi McMath's mother writes letter about daughter
- Vault fire in SF's Mission District now under control
- Neighbors: Nevada gunman had botched vasectomy
- Ex-49er Harris sentenced in boyfriend's beating
- Massage therapist faces sexual battery charges
- Dying cancer patient's friend offers to be surrogate
- Photos: FAN PHOTOS: Farewell Candlestick
- Bay Area New Year's Eve fireworks and events
- roundup: Oakland shooting; DUI checkpoints
- weather: Bay Area weather forecast for Saturday
- Some stores offering last minute holiday...
45 min ago
Most Viewed StoriesMost Viewed Photos