Forestry Crews Battle Grass Fire

Worthington Road FireNEAR EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) crews are battling a fire on Worthington Road near Eagle Point. According to ODF’s Brian Ballou, the fire is almost entirely on Bureau of Land Management property and no structures are immediately threatened. The fire grew to 94 acres in size. Ballou says a fireline has been completed. Ballou says the fire’s northern edge is currently the most active area.

Light rain is falling as the mop up is underway. The cause of the fire is under investigation.