Firefighters contained a fire in heavy brush near Coyote Creek Thursday afternoon, a fire captain said.
This after city officials cleared the space near Coyote Creek on Tuesday.
Kelley Park was cleared of trash and debris as it has been site of a homeless encampment for years.
Residents in some areas of San Jose are concerned as they say squatters have become increasingly bold.
A new program meant to help clean San Jose’s polluted Coyote Creek by eliminating trash from homeless encampments and other sources would employ some homeless people and help them find housing.