Firefighters stop 4 brushfires by Hwy. 97 S of Bend

Four small brushfires broke out within minutes of each other on the east side of Highway 97 south of Bend late Tuesday afternoon, sending police and fire crews scrambling to get them out; investigators say a catalytic converter fell out of a vehicle's exhaust, apparently sparking the blazes.

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Photo album: La Pine wind, then wildfire

POSTED: 9:25 PM PDT May 4, 2013    UPDATED: 12:11 AM PDT May 5, 2013 

Numerous trees fell in south Deschutes County during Saturday, May 4 windstorm, and some snapped power lines -- one sparking a fast-moving wildfire off Burgess Road. Here are some photos you shared; feel free to send 1-2 of yours to stories@ktvz.com.

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For an early-May wildfire, trees went up very fast as flames advanced near La Pine on Saturday

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