Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Tuesday, 07.29.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3
 4  5  6  7  8  9  10
 11  12  13  14  15  16  17
 18  19  20  21  22  23  24
 25  26  27  28  29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Mar 05,2007
Alfalfa home outside of fire district burns
by Cheryl McDermott

Two residents of an Alfalfa home east of Bend escaped unharmed, but their home -- outside of any established fire district -- was a complete loss following a fire that began in the garage early Sunday morning.
 
Instead of any fire department, Deschutes County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched shortly after 6 a.m. March 4 to 25211 Deer Lane in response to a report of a structure fire.  The home, said Lt. Deron McMaster, was completely engulfed in flames when they arrived, and had briefly spread to a nearby tree, power pole, and grass.
 

 

The home at 25211 Deer Lane in Alfalfa, east of Bend and outside any established fire district, was a complete loss in Sunday’s fire. 

The tenants were asleep in an upstairs bedroom above the garage when they were awakened to the smell of smoke.  The couple used a metal escape latter stowed under their bed to escape out of a bedroom window, McMaster said.
 
Neighbors and family members worked to prevent the fire from spreading any further to adjacent structures and trees, and High Desert Water Hauling brought a water truck to the scene and assisted with extinguishing the fire.
 
The home and its contents were a total loss, the lieutenant said.  The Red Cross was contacted and responded to provide assistance to the family.

3018 times read

Related news
Fire destroys home north of Bend by Cheryl McDermott posted on Mar 07,2007

Overloaded extension cord sparks RV fire by Cheryl McDermott posted on Nov 26,2007

Candle Blamed for West Linn House Fire by Bend_Weekly_News_Sources posted on Jan 21,2008

Hot tub ignites fire in SE Bend home by Cheryl McDermott posted on Jul 18,2007

Manufactured home fire victim died of smoke-inhalation by Cheryl McDermott posted on Jan 20,2007

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 9 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?