Crook County Fire & Rescue responded Monday, the 21st at 2:00 p.m. to Prairie Schooner Road in Juniper Canyon for a brush fire. Fire crews arrived to find an approximate 3-acre fire burning brush and juniper trees below a residence. Area neighbors were on scene protecting structures and extinguishing the fire.
CCF&R remained on scene for several hours mopping up the fire. The fire was caused by a neighbor’s unattended burn piles from earlier in the day.