Grass fire breaks out on I-205

Grass fire breaks out on I-205

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Posted on August 6, 2013 at 4:16 PM

Updated Tuesday, Aug 6 at 5:36 PM

PORTLAND – Fire crews were fighting an expansive grass fire Tuesday afternoon that broke out along Interstate 205 near Southeast Flavel Street.

Cell phone video showed flames climbing from the ground and rushing through trees along I-5.

The fire threatened nearby businesses, including a daycare. The daycare was evacuated momentarily as a precaution.

Fire crews were able to subdue the fire Tuesday afternoon.

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