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Homeless camp burns on North Gates Drive

Members of the Ellettsville Fire Deparment, and the Van Buren Fire Department, were dispatched to a wooded area in the in the 400 block of N. Gates Drive, Thursday around 5 p.m., January 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. The fire destroyed a bed, a tent, camping supplies, clothing, food and other items in the camp, which appeared to have been recently occupied by people experiencing homelessness. There were no people at the site, and the site was contained to the campsite. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)
Members of the Ellettsville Fire Deparment, and the Van Buren Fire Department, were dispatched to a wooded area in the in the 400 block of N. Gates Drive, Thursday around 5 p.m., January 23, 2020 in Bloomington, Ind. The fire destroyed a bed, a tent, camping supplies, clothing, food and other items in the camp, which appeared to have been recently occupied by people experiencing homelessness. There were no people at the site, and the site was contained to the campsite. (Photo by Jeremy Hogan/The Bloomingtonian)

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