SANTA PAULA, Calif. - Ventura County firefighters worked to extinguish a fire that broke out in a storm drain tunnel in Santa Paula Thursday evening.
The fire was called in around 6:14 p.m. at the 140 block of South Steckel Drive.
Multiple engines responded to the scene along with the USAR and HazMat personnel.
The fire was reported as knocked down just before 8 p.m. Firefighters then worked to overhaul the storm drain tunnel.
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. The fire department did say the fire started near a homeless encampment in the area.