Fire underneath I-80 on-ramp damages tents, shuts down ramp

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At 7:08 a.m., there was a report of a fire underneath the east side of Interstate 80, according to Berkeley Police Department spokesperson Officer Byron White.

Fire personnel from the Berkeley Fire Department responded to extinguish the fire, White said in an email. The eastbound I-80 on-ramp to University Avenue shut down due to the fire.

Several tents were damaged, but there were no reported injuries, White added.

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