Woman Injured in Homeless Encampment Fire in Brooklyn Park

Incident in Brooklyn Park: Woman Injured in Homeless Encampment Fire

Brooklyn Park fire crews swiftly responded to an incident on Wednesday evening, dispatched shortly after 5 p.m. The call led them to an open-air fire near northbound Highway 169 and eastbound Interstate 694. Upon arrival, the scene revealed a homeless encampment ablaze, as detailed in an official press release.

Plumes of smoke, visible from traffic cameras, indicated the severity of the situation. Firefighters efficiently managed to extinguish the flames. Unfortunately, amidst the incident, a woman suffered burn injuries. She was promptly transported to a local hospital for medical attention. The authorities have not disclosed the extent of her injuries.


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