Crews battle brush fire near Ross Island Bridge - KPTV - FOX 12

Crews battle brush fire near Ross Island Bridge

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A brush fire near the Ross Island Bridge forced crews to close McLoughlin Boulevard in both directions for a short time.

Portland Fire and Rescue said the fire started at 10 p.m. Friday night.

McLoughlin Boulevard was closed for a short time so firefighters could lay hose lines across the road.

Crews quickly contained the fire and no one was hurt.

The fire did damage a nearby homeless camp, according to Portland Fire and Rescue.

Crews are working to determine the cause of the fire.

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