Firefighters in San Rafael put out a vegetation fire behind
buildings on Dubois Street Saturday in an area with multiple sites where
homeless people camp.
The fire was reported along the SMART rail corridor behind
buildings on the 400 block of Dubois Street just after 4:15 p.m., according
to Fire Chief Christopher Gray.
Firefighters found multiple fires spreading through the vegetation
and the remains of several camping sites sending up columns of smoke, Gray
Firefighters were able to protect the nearby buildings and bring
the fire under control quickly, Gray said.
There were no injuries, and the fire's cause remains under
investigation, Gray said.