BEND, OR -- Central Oregon fire crews were busy over the weekend. Bend Fire responded to a small brush fire near Rocking Horse Road, Friday afternoon. With help from state and federal forestry crews, they stopped the blaze at a quarter acre. Following an investigation, the causwe of the fire remains undetermined.
Saturday afternoon, crews attacked a fire near Dufur. The 31-acre Jewel Road Fire was contained by late Saturday night.
And, Sunday morning, a small blaze was spotted across the reservoir from Crane Prairie Resort (pictured). The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office believes it may have started with a stranded boater’s warming fire. Crews lined the two-acre fire, and mop up continued overnight.