Homeless Camp Burns Down Under Dinah Shore Bridge

City News Service

Fire tore through a homeless camp erected underneath a Palm Springs bridge Tuesday, though no injuries were reported.

The blaze was reported at 10:10 a.m. in the 6500 block of Dinah Shore Drive and was doused about 20 minutes later, according to the Palm Springs Fire Department.

Capt. Nathan Gunkel said the fire was contained to a 20-foot-by-10- foot area. The camp was destroyed, but no damage was reported to the bridge, he said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.


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