Transients start vegetation fire near Little League Field

The Susanville Fire Department responded to a transient-caused vegetation fire behind 1525 Riverside Drive near the Pat Murphy Little League Field at an undisclosed time Saturday, Sept. 10. The human-caused fire was contained to an approximately 20- by 30-foot area.

No injuries were reported from fire staff on the scene or any of the occupants of the homeless encampment.

Assistant Chief 601 responded with one CalFire engine, one engine from Susan River Fire Department, The Susanville Police Department also responded.