BPD, BFD respond to fire at Berkeley Metropolitan apartment

Karim Doumar/Staff

Berkeley Police Department and Berkeley Fire Department responded to a fire at the Berkeley Metropolitan apartment complex Sunday morning.

BPD received a report of the incident 9:18 a.m., according to an on-duty BPD dispatcher. The fire is no longer active — BPD considered the incident “terminated” as of 10:33 a.m., according to the dispatcher.

BPD issued a Nixle alert 9:46 a.m. Sunday informing residents officers were responding to a working structure fire in a multi-unit residential apartment on the 2300 block of Durant Ave.

The alert advised residents to stay clear of the building and said firefighters were working to put out the fire.

Karim Doumar contributed to this reporting.

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