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Homeless Camps: Keeping the problem from spreading after camp emptied

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SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — News 8 has a Your Stories follow-up to a December story in which a company helped clean up a homeless camp in Spring Valley after it caught fire. 

After a fire broke out in September, and a firefighter was injured, the property owner told News 8 he couldn't find anyone willing to clean-up all the mess. 

Following a Your Stories report, a company toured the 9 acres and Tuesday began hauling tons of junk away from the site. 

The company iHaul stepped up after News 8's initial report and watched Chopper 8 video to help with their estimate. 

RELATED: Camp Cleanout: New hope to get rid of notorious homeless camp  

There were concerns that the problem might spread elsewhere, but as News 8's Steve Price tells us, that is not the case. 

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