Photo: Ira Serkes

What appeared to be an old RV was on fire this evening at around 5:30 pm on Second Street near Jones and Cedar in west Berkeley. Firefighters were on the scene and extinguished the flames. Black smoke billowing from the blaze could be seen from the top of Panoramic Hill.

Citizen reporters sent in the photos here. Calls to BFD have not yet been returned for further details. [Hat tip: Sue Tomasello.]

Photo: Todd Wagner
Photo: Tracey Taylor

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...