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Posted: 6:01 p.m. Saturday, June 22, 2013
KTVU.com and Wires
SAN JOSE, Calif. —
A 2-alarm grass fire that started at a homeless camp was burning in San Jose Saturday afternoon, according to the San Jose Fire Department. The fire was reported just after 4 p.m. near the Capitol Expressway and Tuers Road and shut down part of the highway, according to a spokesman with the San Jose Fire Department.CalFire was assisting in fighting the fire that had burned at least 8 acres.
The fire could be related to explosions from propane tanks at a nearby homeless encampment, fire officials said.
Firefighters were able to contain the blaze by 7 p.m.
No injuries were reported.
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