Eagle Point fire contained just minutes before 4th of July

At 11:16 pm on July 3rd, crews from Fire District 3, Lake Creek Rural Fire District, and ODF Southwest Oregon District responded to a 100 by 100 yard grass fire near the intersection of E. Antelope Road and Dry Creek Road.

Posted: Jul 4, 2021 1:07 PM
Updated: Jul 4, 2021 1:10 PM

EAGLE POINT, Ore-- The city of Eagle Point was just 46 minutes away from the start of the Fourth of July Holiday, when Fire District 3, Lake Creek Rural Fire, and ODF Southwest District crews were called to the scene of a 100 by 100 yard grass fire Saturday night, burning near the intersection of East Anetelope Road and Dr Creek Road.

Fire crews say that the grass was a short height and was extinguished within 15 minutes and that no structures were threatened during the incident. 

Currently  the cause is under investigation but investigators believe that fireworks may have started the fire.

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