Two Bulls Fire 100% Contained

BEND, Ore. — The Two Bulls Fire burning west of Bend is now 100 percent contained. About 6,900 acres of land has been charred. The cost to fight the fire has reached $5.7 million. All evacuations have been lifted. The reward to find those responsible for starting the blaze is at nearly $37,000.

Two Bulls Fire 70% Contained

BEND, Ore. — The reward to find those responsible for starting the Two Bulls Fire near Bend continues to grow. At last check, it’s nearly $37,000. The fire is now 70 percent contained, and all evacuation notices and alerts have been lifted. The cost of fighting that fire is up to $4.9 million.

Two Bulls Fire: 55% Contained Thursday

Bend, Ore. — Fire crews have passed the half-way point in containment efforts of the Two Bulls Fire, burning west of Bend. According to the Central Oregon Fire Information Center website, the wildfire is 55% contained as of Thursday morning. Crews say that means the fire will not grow larger that its current 6,908-acre size. … Continue reading »

Crews Return Home After Battling Fire

LEABURG, Ore. — After days on the fire lines crews from the Eugene and Springfield area are returning home. Firefighters say the Two Bulls Fire caught them off guard and it came early for wildfire season. But that doesn’t mean they weren’t prepared. Six rigs from Eugene-Springfield Fire, South Lane County Fire and Rescue, Coburg … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Fire: 25% Contained Tuesday

Bend, Ore. — The Two Bulls Fire burning west of Bend is 25% contained as of Tuesday morning. According to authorities in a 10:00 a.m. News conference Tuesday, crews have finished building a line around the fire. Fire crews say the weather is helping their efforts. “The winds were good to us yesterday,” said Captain … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Wildfire at 25% Containment

Bend, Ore. — More than 800 personnel are on the fire line fighting the Two Bulls Fire just west of Bend. Crews have been fighting the flames day and night since Saturday.  As of Monday evening, the fire was 25% contained, which is a drastic  improvement from Sunday’s zero containment. Officials say only 50 of … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Fire Threatens Homes

Update: All but 50 residents  have been told they can return to their homes. Near BEND, Ore. — Two fires that started ten miles west of Bend Saturday afternoon have charred more than 6,000 acres. The wildfires, together named the Two Bulls Fire, are at zero percent containment. As of Sunday morning mandatory evacuations were still … Continue reading »