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Tree and Grass Fire in West Medford

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MEDFORD, Ore — A fire on Tuesday afternoon at an boarded up home in West Medford had both fire crews and police racing to the house.

Since the fire happened at an abandoned house, police officials has early suspicions it could be related to the string of arson fires in Medford. After further investigation, while Medford Police says the fire was not human caused.

Lines along the telephone pole on the property at Peach and Aspen Street  were worn, and investigators determined that caused the lines to arc which ignited the grass and a nearby tree.

There was no damage to the home.