Fire on Blackwell Road in Medford

BLACKWELL TWOCentral Point, Ore. — Multiple fire crews worked quickly to put out a grass fire on the side of Blackwell Road in Central Point Wednesday afternoon.

Fire District 3, Medford Fire and the Oregon Department of Forestry responded to the fire just south of the Blackwell Interchange.

The fire started as three small fires merging into one and it came within feet of a nearby vacant structure.

ODF crews were busy digging lines around the fire to help contain it.

No word yet on a cause of that fire.

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