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I-5 Off-Ramp Re-Opens after Bear Creek Greenway Fire Contained

A grass fire burned 3.5 acres in the Bear Creek Greenway near I-5, causing ODOT to close the southbound off-ramp at Exit 30 until 9PM

Posted: Jul. 12, 2018 5:34 PM
Updated: Jul. 13, 2018 7:50 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire crews knocked down a three acre grass fire in the Bear Creek Greenway near I-5. Burned trees caused the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to close the southbound off-ramp at Exit 30 for three hours from 6-9PM.

Firefighters, ODOT crews and Oregon State Police are on the scene, ODOT said. Travelers are advised to use alternate routes.

Medford Police say they do not have a suspect in custody. 

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