By CBSLA Staff

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.

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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.

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Near the fire appeared tents for a homeless community. Neighbors say there is a very large homeless camp along the river bed, in fact.

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The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.