DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 11-12-17 6:50 pm
LOCATION: Market Street bridge over Interstate 5
CITY: San Diego
- Fire received reports of smoke coming from both sides of the bridge.
- They first went to the top and realized the fire was coming from below.
- Once under the bridge, they discovered a door into the inside of the bridge.
- Fire and smoke filled the confined space.
- Once in, they discovered a “Homeless Encampment”.
- It took approx 45 minutes to put out the fire and clean up.
- No injuries. No structural damage at this time.
- CalTrans will be contacted to resealed the entry.
- There is another “Homeless” encampment next to the bridge.
HANDLING AGENCIES: SDFD, SDPD, & CHP