For Immediate Release
Oakland Police Department Vehicles Damaged in Fire
A fire at a local encampment causes thousands of dollars in damages to city property. Shortly before 3:45 AM, on October 11, 2022, Oakland Police Department (OPD) officers and the Oakland Fire Department (OFD) responded to the 500 block of Broadway on reports of a fire. OFD firefighters quickly contained the flames, which destroyed three OPD vans near the transportation lot.
Fortunately, there were no reports of injuries. The damage to the vehicles is more than $100,000 in replacement costs.