PRINEVILLE, OR -- Two Prineville homes were destroyed by a fast-moving fire, early Monday. Crook County Fire crews were dispatched to a fire in an outbuilding on SE Melrose Drive, at about 6:40 a.m. When they arrived, they found flames spreading to neighboring structures.
Crews fought the blaze for several hours. In all, two homes and two outbuildings were lost. A dog and three cats were rescued and the Red Cross is helping the impacted families.
The cause of the fire has not been determined.