Child rescued from East Oakland house fire

A child was rescued from a burning home early Saturday morning in East Oakland, according to fire officials.

Firefighters responded to the 7400 block of Lockwood Street near 73rd Avenue around 2 a.m. on reports of a residential fire.

Upon arrival, several people told firefighters that a child was still trapped inside the home. Firefighters found the child in the back of the building, and they were rescued and taken to a hospital in serious condition.

According to fire officials, firefighters were able to put the blaze out in about 20 minutes. The cause of fire is still under investigation.