DRW garage fire stopped; officials credit 'defensible space'

A smoky fire destroyed a detached garage in Deschutes River Woods south of Bend Friday evening, but firefighters working in temperatures in the 90s - and neighbors' "defensible space" -- kept the blaze from reaching nearby trees or threatening homes in the heavily wooded subdivision.

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Mary Motzko

POSTED: 2:03 PM PDT September 16, 2011 

By Mary Motzko, Staff Writer

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