Vernon firefighters were called to a small debris fire in the 3400 block of 32nd Street early Thursday morning.

Vernon firefighters were called to a small debris fire in the 3400 block of 32nd Street early Thursday morning.

Small debris fire set in downtown Vernon

Firefighters were called to the 3400 block of 32nd Street at about 3:20 a.m. Thursday.

The cause of a small debris fire is not known in downtown Vernon.

Firefighters were called to the 3400 block of 32nd Street at about 3:20 a.m. Thursday. Once there, they found a small pile of paper on fire on the sidewalk.

“It was basically out,” said Jack Blair, deputy fire chief.

“We’re not sure what happened. it’s a strange time for something like this to be happening.,”

The fire was next to a building, but Blair doesn’t believe it posed a significant threat.

“The amount of paper involved shouldn’t have started anything,” he said.