Small fire sparks in Lithia Park Sunday afternoon

ASHLAND, Ore. – Crews were able to put out a small fire that started in Ashland’s Lithia Park Sunday.

At about 4:20 p.m., the City of Ashland said firefighters were at the scene of a brush fire at the park’s “fairy ponds.”

At the time, the fire was knocked down and crews were working on putting down hot spots.

Firefighters extinguished the fire at 1/10 of an acre, the Oregon Department of Forestry said.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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