Grass Fire near West 11th and Bertelsen


    EUGENE, Ore. - The Eugene Police advise the public to avoid the area between West 11th and West 18th and Bertelsen to Willow Creed due to a grassfire in the area.

    The fire started just after noon, and has burned up to 15 acres so far. There are no structures currently threatened by the fire, and known injuries as of yet.

    The fire does have a suspicious origin, but no arrests have been made.

    The fire is currently 95% contained, with crews fro the Oregon Department of Forestry and Eugene/Springfield Fire on the scene. The Eugene Police are also on the scene.

    The grassfire has the possibility of spreading due to wind activity.

    DEVELOPING STORY | Will update as more information is made available.

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