On May 5, 2018 at approximately 2:35 pm, Crook County Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a house fire on SE Sharps Street, in the Juniper Canyon area of Prineville. Arriving crews found a fully involved single family dwelling. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire, and Red Cross was called to assist the resident.
Two structure engines, two water tenders, an ambulance and a command vehicle responded to the fire, with a total of 10 firefighters. The cause of the fire is under investigation.