Alameda County fire crews battling blaze at historic Lorenzo Theater

Bay City News

SAN LORENZO — Alameda County Fire Department crews are at the scene of a fire that started about 5:30 p.m. Friday at the historic Lorenzo Theater at 16080 Hesperian Blvd. in the unincorporated community of San Lorenzo.

The public is being advised to avoid the area.

The 73-year-old theater closed in 1982, according to http://cinematreasures.org/, and the nonprofit organization Lorenzo Theater Foundation was formed in 1999 to work for its preservation and restoration.

The theater was designated as a California Historic Resource in 2001, according to cinematreasures.org.

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