Thursday, May 28, 2015

10 Acres Burn on Granite Hill

A wildfire reported Wednesday after 6:00 p.m. burned 10 acres on Granite Hill, north of the city of Grants Pass. Firefighters responded from Grants Pass Fire-Rescue, Rural Metro Fire Dept. and the Oregon Dept. of Forestry's Grants Pass Unit. Crews worked until after midnight to complete fireline and mop up hot spots around the fire's perimeter.

Today, a 20-man crew, two engines and a water tender are being used to mop up hot spots throughout the burned area.

The cause of the fire is being investigated.

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