Mechanical Malfunction To Blame for I-5 Fires
Officials with the Douglas Forest Protective Association have determined the cause of several fires that began on Friday evening along Interstate 5 at milepost 163 near Curtin was a failed catalytic converter from a passing vehicle. The six fires burned a combined total of approximately 97 acres.
Crews will continue to work on the milepost 163 fires Sunday as they mop up all hot spots within the burned areas.
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