Bend Police are investigating a series of small fires that have been set in Bend recently. Yesterday, around 5:15 in the afternoon, Bend Fire received a report of a small brush fire in the vacant field next to the Subaguru on South Highway 97. The fire was limited to a 20 by 20 section and the crew was able to extinguish it quickly. But authorities are now determining if this fire was set intentionally or was an accident. They are also investigating of this fire is linked to previous trashcan fires set around Bend over the past week.