The third fire in three weeks on the busy highway briefly spread toward homes until it was extinguished.
The Oaklandside followed the unarmed emergency responders to see their groundbreaking program at work on the streets.
Residents of the Wood Street homeless camp evacuated Monday morning after a large fire engulfed vehicles and a small bridge.
The Wood Street encampment fire destroyed six vehicles and displaced five people.
Nobody was injured but five people were displaced, said the Oakland Fire Department.
To mark the fire’s 30th anniversary, we produced a 30-minute podcast looking back at the historic blaze that forever changed how the East Bay looks at wildfires.
It’s not yet common, but in high-risk fire neighborhoods, Oakland hills residents may find that keeping their home insurance depends on how well their neighbors prune their property.