Smoke from grass fire visible on Eugene skyline

Smoke from grass fire visible on Eugene skyline
Smoke as seen from South Eugene

COBURG, Ore. - A column of black smoke rose over the north Eugene skyline on Monday from a field fire near Coburg.

Crews from Coburg Rural fire, Oregon Department of Forestery and Wildish Construction responded and quickly knocked down the flames.

The fire burned a recently harvested wheat field burned about 6 1/2 acres, according to Coburg Rural fire. There was no monetary loss to the land owner, firefighters said.

A photojournalist was unable to access the site of the fire on private property at the property owner's inistence.