Tree fire starts blaze at homeless encampment in Oakland

- A tree caught on fire near a homeless encampment in Oakland early Wednesday morning, setting the encampment on fire.

The fire first was reported about 4:30 a.m. and was located near the Interstate Highway 880-980 interchange near Jackson Street. It appeared as though firefighters knocked it down before 5 a.m.

Details on injuries weren't immediately known.

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