Smoke from a vegetation fire briefly closed one northbound lane of Interstate 5 near Milepost 93 on Friday afternoon. The blaze was reported shortly after 2 p.m. and burned three-quarters of an acre of grass, brush and trees in steep and rocky terrain along I-5, Douglas Forest Protective Association spokesman Kyle Reed said. Firefighters were able to contain the flames in about a half hour, he said. Reed said the fire was apparently human caused. The cause is under investigation, he said. Besides DFPA, the Canyonville-South Umpqua Fire Department, Azalea Fire Department, Oregon State Police and Oregon Department of Transportation …
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