LA PINE, OR -- A Wednesday afternoon fire destroyed a La Pine garage and heavily damaged a home. Multiple units from La Pine and Crescent fire districts responded to the home on Falcon Lane, at about 3:45 p.m. Initially reports indicated the fire was burning in a detached garage, threatening the adjacent house.
When crews arrived, they found flames spreading from the garage to house. The residents discovered the fire and were able to evacuate safely. The nearly 20 fire personnel were on scene for about four hours, extinguishing the blaze.
Firefighters believe the fire started with an electrical problem, but the exact cause has not been determined.