Wildfires burn over the weekend in La Pine and Crane Prairie Reservior

La Pine

 

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A wildfire that started on Saturday afternoon in La Pine was 75 percent contained as of last night. The fire started from a downed power line near Burgess Road and quickly spread to 168 acres due to the high winds that day. Some structures in the Crescent Creek Subdivision were threatened, and people were evacuated from their homes, but they were allowed back Saturday night. There was also a 7-acre fire near Crane Prairie Reservoir that started from a power line too, but it was completely contained on yesterday morning.