Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Blaze

Alameda Fire Department -- AFD personnel were alerted to an early Sunday morning fire on Robert Louis Stevenson Avenue.

Firefighters Extinguish Early Morning Blaze

Alameda firefighters responded to a house fire early Sunday morning on the 300 block of Robert Louis Stevenson Avenue near Bayport Park and Ruby Bridges Elementary School.

Crews arrived around 2 a.m., according to Alameda Fire Department (AFD) reports. AFD personnel found smoke and fire escaping from a two-story, single-family dwelling. The fire was contained to just the origin home.

A video from the scene shows a firefighter entering a second-story window to put out the flames.

Twenty-five firefighters responded to the scene and brought the fire under control in just under 40 minutes, according to AFD. No injuries or fatalities were reported.

AFD investigators and Alameda police officers responded to the scene to determine cause and origin. Oakland firefighters provided cover for AFD during the incident.

Alameda Fire Department via a local neighbor