Homeless encampment burns

Casa Grande firefighters extinguished a fire at a homeless encampment just after 8 a.m. Thursday June 17, 2021 west of Roosevelt Avenue and Second Street. The area was searched by a firefighter for any occupants, but none were found.

CASA GRANDE — A homeless encampment in Casa Grande caught fire Thursday morning, sending up a large black plume of smoke visible across the city.

Casa Grande firefighters extinguished the blaze just after 8 a.m. at the homeless encampment located west of Roosevelt Avenue and Second Street. The fire was fueled by debris, tents, trees and shrubs. The area was searched by a firefighter for any occupants, but none was found.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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