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House Fire on Buena Vista Ave.

Updated with additional information at 10:55 a.m. May 9 and 9:35 a.m. May 10.
Update 9:35 a.m. May 10 – AFD’s Instagram states both an 80-year-old woman and an 85-year-old man have succumbed to their injuries and passed away. Additional unconfirmed reports from neighbors state that family had gathered to celebrate her 80th birthday on Mother’s Day. The Post extends our condolences to the family and friends of the victims.
Update: 10:55 a.m. May 9 — According to unconfirmed reports from neighbors, one of the residents and their dog have succumbed to their injuries from the fire.
 

Alameda Fire Department responded to a house fire early Monday morning on the 700 block of Buena Vista Avenue near Eighth Street.

Upon arrival, crews found a large body of fire in a one and a half story single family dwelling. Firefighters immediately began attacking the fire and searching the home for occupants.

Alameda Post - House Fire on 700 Block of Buena Vista Ave
House fire on the 700 block of Buena Vista Avenue near Eighth Street early Monday morning, May 9, 2022. Photo courtesy CaliforniaFireFighter.

Two adults were located inside the home and were rescued by firefighters. Both victims were transported to local area hospitals with life-threatening injuries. A third victim self-extricated from the home and was also transported to a local area hospital with serious injuries. According to reports from KTVU, one of the victims is the grandson of the other two victims.

The house fire was brought under control just before 3:45 a.m. Twelve units and 28 personnel were involved in the response. AFD continues to investigate the cause.

Press release and video: https://www.instagram.com/p/CdV-IZxLXWP/

No additional information is available at this time.

Update: 10:55 a.m. — According to unconfirmed reports from neighbors, one of the residents and their dog have succumbed to their injuries from the fire.

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