IRWINDALE (CBSLA) — Firefighters Sunday were able to get a handle on a brush fire that broke out overnight in Irwindale.
Just after 3 a.m. Sunday, firefighters received a call of a brush fire in the 15700 block of E. Foothill Boulevard near the Lario San Gabriel River Trail.READ MORE: Need A Holiday Package Delivered By Christmas? Here Are Shipping Deadlines
When they arrived, additional crews were called, in addition to an aerial chopper. Because firefighters had responded very quickly, however, they managed to contain the fire quickly.READ MORE: 18-Month-Old Baby In Grave Condition After North Hills Hit-And-Run
Near the fire appeared tents for a homeless community. Neighbors say there is a very large homeless camp along the river bed, in fact.MORE NEWS: Bill Clinton Released From UCI Medical Center After 5 Nights
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.