SF Firefighters Put Out Blaze In Park Above Cliff House

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The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — An early-morning fire at a park near San Francisco’s Ocean Beach burned brush and grass near a homeless encampment but did not cause any property damage or injuries, a fire lieutenant said.

Fire personnel were called around 5:45 a.m. Saturday to a fire at Sutro Heights Park in the 600 block of 48th Avenue, San Francisco Fire Lt. Lopez said.

Fire crews arriving on the scene saw trees and grass on fire.

A homeless encampment near the scene of the fire was pushed up against a fence, and no injuries or property damage were reported, he said.

Firefighters were able to get the blaze under control by 6:22 a.m. Investigators are looking into what caused the fire.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

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