Fire Crews Quickly Knock Down Brush Fire

Brush fire 3CRESWELL, Ore. — Quick action may have helped to save some homes from a brush fire.

Flames tore through a field near Dale Kuni Road and Emerald Valley Drive. Crews managed to stop the fire which was burning right next to a residential area.

As for a possible cause, one homeowner gave her take after the people working on her house explained what happened.

“Evidently there was someone mowing from the city of Creswell,” said Judy Moore. “It looks like they took a big chunk out of the curb. Low and behold, there was a fire right after that.”

KEZI 9 News cameras did find a big chunk missing from the curb. Firefighters on scene did not confirm that the lawn mower was the source of the fire.

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