Firefighters battling grass fire in downtown Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Firefighters are battling a grass fire burning in downtown Fresno on Friday.

Fire crews were called out to Ventura Street near Highway 99 shortly before 1:00 pm.

The flames burned near several homeless encampments in the area. Two fire engines responded to help put out the fire.

PG&E crews were also called out to de-energize downed power lines. No customers appeared to be experiencing outages, according to the utility company's website.

This is a developing story. Stay with Action News for updates.

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