A fire in People’s Park was reported to the UC Police Department, or UCPD, at 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, according the UCPD daily crime log.
According to Sgt. Nicolas Hernandez, the fire was identified as a campfire and was extinguished by Berkeley Fire Department, or BFD.
The area was cleared by BFD, who put out the fire located in the Northeast quadrant of the park, and left six minutes later, according to Sgt. Thomas Wing.