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Two Bulls Fire Contained

By Jim McCoy Mon 16th June NewsCentral OregonTwo Bulls Fire
The Oregon Department of Forestry is reporting that the Two Bulls wildfire in Central Oregon is fully contained. While the immediate fire area is closed to the public, there are no longer any evacuations in place. The fire has been deemed to be human caused and a substantial reward is being offered for information that leads to who set the fire.Read More »

Inmates Helping With Central Oregon Wildfires

By Jim McCoy Thu 12th June NewsCentral OregonTwo Bulls Fire
Among those fighting the 10-square mile wildfire near Bend are 143 prison inmates. The Oregon Department of Corrections put the minimum security inmates on the fire lines and expects they'll work through the weekend.Read More »

Reward Increased In Investigation Of Two Bulls Fire

By Jim McCoy Wed 11th June NewsCentral OregonTwo Bulls Fire
A reward for information about who's responsible for a wildfire burning near Bend has been increased to $14,500. Deschutes County Sheriff Larry Blanton says the increase was a result of a suspicious fire Tuesday near the southern flank of the fire in an area closed to the public. The Two Bulls fire is 40 percent contained after burning 10 square miles of brush and forest on the wRead More »

Mop Up Begins On Central Oregon Fires

By Jim McCoy Tue 10th June NewsCentral OregonTwo Bulls Fire
Firefighters are mopping up that wildfire that threatened homes outside the Central Oregon city of Bend. Fire spokeswoman Lisa Clark said Tuesday that fire crews have a containment line all the way around the Two Bulls fire, and are working to strengthen it. It is 25 percent contained at 10 square miles of mostly private timberland on the eastern outskirts of Bend. An evRead More »

Evacuations Ease In Battle Against Two Bulls Fire

By Jim McCoy Mon 9th June NewsCentral OregonTwo Bulls Fire
Firefighters face a couple of days of gusty weather as they try to finish drawing lines around the first big wildfire of the season in Oregon. Authorities gave residents of 200 homes northwest of Bend the OK to go home Sunday.Read More »

Additional State Trooper Hours Committed To Central Oregon Over Spring Break

The Oregon State Police will be stepping up efforts during spring break in central Oregon to keep a watchful eye for dangerous drivers.Read More »


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