Car fire spreads into brush on Mountain Home Road

A burning car sparked a brush fire in the 29500 block of Sodaville Mountain Home Road Sunday morning, June 18, local agencies reported.

Lebanon Fire District responded at 6:52 a.m. to initial reports  of a car on fire and fire  spreading into the brush.

LFD responded with a battalion chief, ladder truck, engine, medic init and a Type 6 brush rig, a total of 13 personnel. Crews arrived to find that the vehicle had completely burned and that the brush fire was moving up hill slowly. Initial fire attack was made and extinguished quickly. Crews remained on scene for an hour to dig a fire line and mop up any hot spots.

LFD was assisted by Linn County Sheriff’s Office. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.