A person was found “completely engulfed in flames” in a burning car in East Oakland Thursday morning, and Oakland police are looking for leads in the case.
The burning car was found at 2:30 a.m. Thursday on the 1400 block of 35th Avenue, near International Boulevard in Oakland.
As KTVU reports, firefighters and police found a person in the car, who was extricated and taken to the hospital in critical condition. The fire department says the fire appeared to have been set on purpose.
Oakland police are investigating the case as attempted murder, and anyone with information is asked to call the OPD Felony Assault Unit at (510)238-3426.
On Thursday night at 7:45 p.m., Oakland firefighters also responded to an RV fire at 24th and Willow streets in West Oakland. According to the fire department, the fire reached “(a) large building” and was quickly extinguished.
One person who lived in the RV was displaced.
Last night at approximately 745 pm crews responded to a fully involved RV fire at 24th & Willow St affecting a large building. The quick response of E3, E5, E1, T3, B2, FI1 prevented the fire from entering the building and causing further damage. One person was expelled. pic.twitter.com/bTTzb5SNZw
– Oakland Fire Department (CA) (@OaklandFireCA) September 13, 2023
Photo: Oakland Fire Department
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