Grass/brush fire between Mistletoe and Crowson roads

[Update 7:56PM:] City of Ashland reported at 3:15PM that the fire was 4 to 5 acres, had threatened structures and caused evacuation of a few homes before being knocked down. Since then visible smoke from the fire has essentially ceased.

Crowson fire from Paul Collins on Vimeo.

Multiple fire agencies are responding to a grass and brush fire south of Ashland on the north side of Siskiyou Boulevard, between Mistletoe and Crowson Roads. It is well away from neighboorhoods along Tolman Creek Road. Three helicopters have been dropping water on the fire, starting about 1:30PM.

Roads in the area may be closed, and as always, stay away from the area and out of the way of fire workers.