Firefighters quickly douse brush fire near large homeless encampment

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Firefighters quickly douse brush fire near large homeless encampment

by City News Service

LOS ANGELES — Firefighters on Sunday quickly knocked down a brush fire near a homeless encampment along the Foothill (210) Freeway in Shadow Hills.

The firefighters dispatched at 1:06 p.m. to the westbound freeway at Wheatland Avenue had the fire out within 15 minutes of their arrival, said Margaret Stewart of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

No injuries were reported and a cause of the fire was under investigation.

  • Firefighters on Sunday extinguished a brush fire near a homeless encampment along the Foothill (210) Freeway in Shadow Hills. (Photo by Jacob Salzman, contributing photographer)

  • Firefighters on Sunday extinguished a brush fire near a homeless encampment along the Foothill (210) Freeway in Shadow Hills. (Photo by Jacob Salzman, contributing photographer)

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  • Firefighters on Sunday extinguished a brush fire near a homeless encampment along the Foothill (210) Freeway in Shadow Hills. (Photo by Jacob Salzman, contributing photographer)

  • Firefighters on Sunday quickly extinguished a brush fire near a homeless encampment along the Foothill (210) Freeway in Shadow Hills. (Photo by Jacob Salzman, contributing photographer)

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