Firefighters dig line around one of the six fires that broke out alongside the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 on Sunday morning.
Firefighters extinguished six fires along Interstate 5 from Rogue River to Grants Pass on Sunday.
Grants Pass Fire Rescue, Rural/Metro Fire and Oregon Department of Forestry responded to a string of fires along the northbound side of the highway from exits 45, east of Rogue River, to 58 in north Grants Pass.
Abby Torgerson of Grants Pass poses with Mellow, the horse she rode after her own horse went lame in the three-day pageant where she was crowned Miss Northwest Professional Rodeo for 2023.
By Kathleen Alaks of the Daily Courier
Grants Pass native Abby Torgerson has found her place in life. On top of a horse.
"I love riding and I love horses because they are 1,200-pound animals that you have to trust with your life," she said in an email interview. "They are beautiful animals with hearts of gold and it is so cool to share a connection with them. Nothing compares to being on the back of a horse." Read More »
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