BERKELEY, Calif. (KRON) — Three people have been rescued from a structure fire in Berkeley, according to a statement from Berkeley Police Department.

Units with BPD and Berkeley Fire Department are on the scene of a residential structure fire in the 1300 block of Berkeley Way between West Street and Acton Street. At this time police do not anticipate a further threat to the area.

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A portion of Berkeley Way and adjacent blocks of Acton and West Streets were closed down to any non-emergency traffic. The 1300 block of University Avenue was also closed down. Police are encouraging people to avoid the area if at all possible as traffic delays are expected.