Transient Camp Fire

Douglas Co. Fire Dist. No.2

At 7:28 p.m. Monday evening Douglas County Fire District No.2 was dispatched to a reported natural cover fire in the 1800 block of SE Mill Street near the transient camps.  The first DCFD2 fire crew arrived on scene to find trash debris and approximately 1/3 of an acre of brush and grass on fire.

Fire crews were able to get the fire under control at 7:42 pm and contain it to a small area. As additional personnel arrived on scene they continued to put out hot spots in the trash debris left behind at the transient camp. The railroad did not sustain any damage from the fire.

The fire was reported by several people in the area, some reports stated there were two subjects in the area when the fire started.

DCFD2 responded to this incident with 1 fire engine, 2 brush rigs, and 1 command unit.