SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An investigation is underway into what started a fire at a large homeless camp under Interstate 80.
The fire broke out around 12:45 a.m. Wednesday at the homeless camp along Roseville Road, east of Del Paso Heights.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
A massive plume of smoke could be seen coming from the area.
Residents say more than a dozen cars that were at the camp were burned.READ MORE: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
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The fire was eventually brought under control by firefighters. Authorities say one woman who lived at the encampment took herself to the hospital, but no other injuries have been reported.