Small brush fire sparks along I-5 north of Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Crews were able to put out a small brush fire along Interstate 5 north of Grants Pass.

Firefighters said at about 11:52 p.m. Thursday, the Grants Pass Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a vegetation fire on I-5 southbound at milepost 58.

When crews arrived, they found a quarter-acre fire burning slowly in grass and brush.

The fire was stopped without any injuries or damage to structures.

It’s presumed the fire was human-caused with signs of transient activity in the area, firefighters said.

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