Campsite Burning Under Bridge Puts Off Noxious Smoke

Medford Fire Rescue says a burning campsite was sending off dense, black, noxious smoke.

Posted: May 20, 2018 9:24 AM

MEDFORD, Ore. -- Medford Fire Rescue says a burning campsite was sending off dense, black, noxious smoke. 

Fire crews say they responded to the reported grass fire under the 8th street bridge on May 19, 2018. MFR says the campsite was burning under the bridge. 

Due to wood pallets, carpet, and other materials the fire was putting of harmful smoke and burning very hot. 

MFR says no injuries were reported. City public works will be inspecting the utility piping and conduits that run under the bridge, and were damaged by the fire. 

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