OAKLAND -- Firefighters responded to a one-alarm blaze at a city glass factory Monday morning after a machinery system malfunction, a fire official said.

No injuries were reported.

Crews were dispatched at 10:30 a.m. to the 3600 block of Alameda Avenue after a line that produces glass became clogged and caused three basins to catch fire, said Battalion Chief Lisa Baker.

The building did not catch fire, Baker said, as the factory has precautions in place in the event of a fire.

"All the safety precautions functioned exactly how they should have," Baker said. "There was fire in the basins but we cooled it off until the system was able to become free of the clog."

Fire crews remained on scene until about 1:25 p.m., Baker said.

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