Woman wearing tutu alerts neighbors to ditch fire in Creswell

The small fire includes a bizarre detail about who alerted neighbors to the fire.

Posted: Sep 6, 2018 7:54 AM
Updated: Sep 6, 2018 10:44 AM

CRESWELL, Ore. -- Early Thursday morning, South Lane Fire crews responded to a field fire burning in a ditch in the 81000 block of Davisson Road, close to Interstate 5.

Fire crews were dispatched around 2:30 a.m.

The fire burned a small patch and firefighters put it out within 10 minutes.

Neighbors said they were alerted about the fire by a woman wearing a pink tutu, who they said knocked on their doors. South Lane Fire officials confirmed that there was a woman matching that description on-site.

Investigators said they planned to interview her as they look into what sparked the fire.

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