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Reports of Transient Tent Fire

A tall column of smoke believed to be a transient tent fire prompted calls to 911.

The calls came in around 9:30 AM on December 21, 2023.

BX Swan Lake Fire Rescue responded. Fortunately, the smoke was coming from a malfunctioning homemade stove. Crews quickly extinguished the small blaze.

The fire was located at a growing transient camp on the west side of Highway 97 near the 27th Street exit.

Tags: Reports of Transient Tent Fire



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