Motor home in ‘Dirt World’ homeless camp area north of Bend and Juniper Ridge destroyed by fire

A fire that destroyed a motorhome in the area of homeless camps north of Juniper Ridge known as “Dirt World” is under investigation by Bend Fire officials. The cause of the fire remains unknown, as the single occupant of the motorhome left before first responders arrived on the scene. This marks the second fire in the general area within a short period of time, following a 24-foot travel trailer on BLM property in the Juniper Ridge area that went up in flames two days prior. The fire was extinguished, and an investigation into its cause was initiated. No further details are available as of the initial news release. KTVZ NewsChannel 21 encourages constructive and respectful conversation and welcomes story ideas from its audience. If you would like to share a story idea, please feel free to submit it.

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