Homeless encampment in Summerland catches on fire

SUMMERLAND, Calif. - Fire crews were dispatched to a fire in Summerland Monday shortly before 8:30 a.m.

A large plume of smoke could be seen from U.S. Highway 101 north at the Ortega Hill Road onramp.

It's believed a homeless encampment caught fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

No further details were immediately known. check back for updated information as it becomes available.


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