A fire on Ashland's southeast edge sends smoke across the town this morning. This photo is from Interstate 5 looking southwest. - Mail Tribune / Jim Craven

Crews race to fire on Ashland's outskirts

Fire crews from around the valley are rushing to a reported blaze involving brush and a structure in the 3100 block of Siskiyou Boulevard in Ashland.

The fire was reported near the intersection of Crowson Road, said Oregon Department of Forestry spokesman Brian Ballou.

Engines from various firefighting agencies, two helicopters and a retardant bomber were all headed to the south end of Ashland to battle the blaze.

— Anita Burke

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