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Fire breaks out in homeless encampment

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - One person suffered a minor burn injury during a small brush fire started in a homeless encampment in the San Diego Riverbed early Tuesday, authorities said.

The fire off Hazard Center and Mission Center roads was reported at 3:46 a.m. and knocked down about 20 minutes later, according to a San Diego fire-rescue dispatcher.

Paramedics took one person to the hospital to treat a minor burn injury, she said.

The cause was under investigation.

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