BEND, OR -- A Tumalo-area shop was destroyed by an early morning fire, Friday. Bend Fire crews responded to Tweed Road at about 3:40 a.m. and found the detached garage fully involved, with flames threatening the nearby home. Firefighters knocked down the flames and prevented the blaze from spreading.
The residents told first responders they heard a noise at went to investigate. They discovered the fire, evacuated everyone from the home and called 911. The garage was used for woodworking and storage. Losses are estimated at around $40,000. The cause of the fire was undetermined, due to the extent fo the damage.