REDMOND, OR -- Several homes southwest of Redmond were threatened by a brush fire, Sunday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the fast-moving blaze in the canyon near Jaguar and Loma Linda, just before 3:30 p.m. Homes on the south side of Jaguar were notified of a Level Two evacuation alert as aerial units dropped retardant and water. The blaze was held at eight acres and its cause is under investigation.
Saturday afternoon, multiple agencies responded to a brush fire near the Cimarron City subdivision (right), east of Bend. That fire was stopped at 2.7 acres and authorities say it was human caused.