STREAMING NOW: Watch Now

Grass fire starts along I-5 near US Cellular Community Park

The fire began around 7 pm Thursday evening and burned around 3 to 5 acres before fire crews were able to contain it.

Posted: Jul 9, 2020 8:53 PM
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 11:12 PM

MEDFORD, Ore. – A small grass fire is out and Interstate 5 is open again at milepost 27. The fire started about 7:14 pm The fire was in the median and the grass area along the southbound lanes of the freeway.

The fire burned between 3 to 5 acres before crews from Medford, Jackson County Fire District 5 and Ashland Fire were able to get it out.

The freeway was closed briefly. The fire was contained and the freeway was reopened at about 8:10 pm. Crews say they haven’t figured out how the fire started.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 22300

Reported Deaths: 383
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah5135101
Washington323527
Marion304073
Umatilla236231
Clackamas160749
Malheur85115
Deschutes62111
Lane6113
Jackson5152
Yamhill48313
Lincoln4289
Union3972
Jefferson3924
Morrow3843
Polk33712
Linn30611
Hood River2070
Klamath2062
Wasco1973
Benton1816
Douglas1591
Josephine1302
Columbia1031
Coos910
Clatsop870
Crook511
Baker450
Tillamook350
Lake320
Wallowa201
Curry170
Sherman160
Harney110
Gilliam40
Grant40
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 597984

Reported Deaths: 10870
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2144255113
Riverside43983853
Orange42171769
San Bernardino38290555
San Diego33393608
Kern25499187
Fresno18344191
Alameda14548216
San Joaquin14276245
Sacramento13216194
Santa Clara13059207
Tulare11847205
Stanislaus11592182
Contra Costa10482151
Imperial9957257
Ventura879093
San Francisco794467
Santa Barbara708373
San Mateo6640122
Merced622474
Monterey580340
Marin558381
Kings512762
Solano441441
Sonoma385951
Madera275944
Placer248627
San Luis Obispo232418
Yolo191845
Santa Cruz13576
Butte13058
Napa114211
Sutter10417
El Dorado7932
San Benito7734
Lassen6940
Yuba6884
Mendocino48910
Shasta47610
Glenn4363
Colusa4015
Nevada3571
Tehama3051
Humboldt2994
Lake2672
Amador19810
Calaveras1611
Mono1601
Tuolumne1592
Inyo1155
Siskiyou1090
Del Norte1040
Mariposa632
Plumas380
Trinity60
Modoc50
Sierra50
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Medford
Clear
58° wxIcon
Hi: 103° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 58°
Brookings
Clear
62° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 62°
Crater Lake
Clear
47° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 47°
Grants Pass
Scattered Clouds
54° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 54°
Klamath Falls
Clear
47° wxIcon
Hi: 93° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 47°
Heat wave begins Friday
KDRV Radar
KDRV Fire Danger
KDRV Weather Cam

Community Events