Greenway Grass Fire Suppressed Quickly by Firefighters This Morning

photo by Sandy Michelle Ahlin

A grass fire along the Bear Creek Greenway was put out just before 11 a.m. this morning by firefighters from Ashland Fire & Rescue, Jackson County District #5, and the Oregon Department of Forestry. The fire was located just west of Ashland Ponds at the bottom of Ashland.

ODF photo

Firefighters were able to drive down the Greenway to get to the fire, which was contained quickly at one-half acre. A cause is being investigated, but unknown at this time.

No evacuations were needed after incident commanders assessed the situation upon arrival.

News release from Ashland Fire and Rescue