SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Authorities say debris associated with a homeless camp caught fire under I-80 on Tuesday morning.
The incident happened under eastbound I-80, west of Norwood Avenue. Exactly what started the fire is unclear, but crews found that no hydrants were in the area. Multiple engines and a water tender responded to the scene to help, the Sacramento Fire Department says.READ MORE: 'We Want To Take An Innovated Approach': Sacramento City Pilot Project Sets Aside $1M For Community To Spend
Firefighters say a puppy was also found near the scene. It has been brought to safety and will be in the care of the Front Street Animal Shelter.
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A small puppy was located in the immediate area around the fire. Firefighters brought it to safety and animal control will take the puppy to the @frontstreetlife Front Street animal shelter. pic.twitter.com/BFoZiRZqdz
— Sacramento Fire Department (@SacFirePIO) April 12, 2022
While the smoke has noticeably blackened the underside of the freeway, the structure was not damaged.MORE NEWS: 'The Saddest Thing I've Ever Seen': Community Shaken After 3-Year-Old Dies In Arden-Arcade Fourplex Fire
No injuries have been reported.