Crook County Fire and Rescue was dispatched at 01:32 am Thursday December 22nd for an unknown fire burning near SW Riggs and Coply Road in Powell Butte. Powell Butte engine crews arrived to find a large 2 story home completely involved in fire with several other structures threatened. 15 firefighters in 3 engines, 1 ambulance and a water tender spent 1 ½ hours bringing the fire under control. The house was a complete loss. There was minor damage to one out building. The owners of the home were not at the residence at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is under investigation. Crook County fire crews were assisted by Redmond Fire, Crook County law enforcement and the Oregon State Police.