BEND, OR -- A small brush fire forced a brief closure of Century Drive, Monday morning. The fire was reported at about 10:30.
When Bend Firefighters arrived at Mammoth Drive, they found grass, brush and trees on fire. They were able to hold the slow-moving fire at just 1/8 of an acre, bringing it under control within 10 minutes.
The cause of the blaze could not be determined, but officials say it’s a reminder of the extreme fire danger conditions.