REDMOND, OR -- A southwest Redmond home was damaged by fire, Monday evening. A passerby notified residents their house was on fire at about 8:30 p.m.; they called 911 and tried put it out with a garden hose.
Firefighters arrived to find smoke and flames coming from the attic of the two-story house on Southwest 41st. Crews knocked down the fire after attacking it from both outside and inside the home. It caused about $50,000 in damage.
Redmond Fire believes it started when an ember from the chimney landed on the shake roof.