Discarded cigarette starts brush fire near Redmond

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REDMOND, Ore. (AP) -- A brush fire covered a half-acre and burned two vehicles before firefighters controlled the blaze Wednesday afternoon near Redmond.

KTVZ reports (http://bit.ly/mWzpbF ) the fire was started by a discarded cigarette.

Redmond firefighters were helped by Bend Fire and Rescue and Deschutes County sheriff's deputies.

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Information from: KTVZ-TV, http://www.ktvz.com/