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Berkeley warehouse fire started accidentally; Wooden Duck not insured for content loss

The smoke from the West Berkeley warehouse fire as seen from Delaware Street. Photo: Raph Levien The fire that erupted in a West Berkeley warehouse on Saturday, seriously damaging or destroying numerous businesses, started accidentally, according to fire officials. “There didn’t seem to be any indication this was a malicious fire,” said Berkeley Fire Department […]

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4 Berkeley businesses, including Wooden Duck, Import Tile damaged in 5-alarm warehouse fire

A major fire in West Berkeley that broke out around 8 p.m. Saturday damaged a warehouse with four businesses. Photo: Davoud Kermaninejad This breaking news story was updated as more information became available. Watch this feed on Twitter — no account needed — for live updates. Frances Dinkelspiel, of Berkeleyside, reported from the scene. Scroll down […]