Fire leads to discovery of crawl space in Sacramento freeway overpass where person lived


Firefighters removed a mattress from inside a bridge after responding to a fire. (Courtesy Metro Fire of Sacramento)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Firefighters responding to a fire inside a highway overpass discovered a person had been living inside the bridge.

An overpass on Highway 160 near the I-80 Business Loop caught fire Saturday morning. Responding firefighters then discovered someone had removed an access plate, moved a mattress inside and was living in the bridge, the Sacramento Fire Department said in a statement.

No one was injured in the fire.

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