Central Oregon fire crews are responding to new fire starts near Horse Butte southeast of Bend, Oregon, this morning. Three engines are currently on scene with a water tender en route.
10:00 am Initial Attack Update: An aircraft is assisting crews on the ground near Horse Butte, southeast of Bend, OR. Do not fly drones or use other aerial devices in the area at this time.
10:30 am Initial Attack Update: Fire crews on the ground are now managing the small fire starts near Horse Butte. Smoke may be visible in the area. There is no threat to homes at this time.
12:00 pm Initial Attack Update: The small fires (Incident 0949) near Horse Butte are now contained.