Crews respond to fires along I-5 south of Canyonville

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – Firefighters responded to several fires along Interstate 5 south of Canyonville Tuesday afternoon.

The Douglas Forest Protective Association posted about the fires about 1:37 p.m. on July 21. In a follow-up at 2:44 p.m., DFPA said about four acres burned as helicopters and numerous ground resources attack the fire.

ODOT issued a traffic warning saying the northbound shoulder of I-5 near between milepost 91 and 92 was affected. That’s about seven miles south of Canyonville. Motorists were urged to use caution in the area.

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