Reports of seven fires in dowtown Bend have rattled the community this morning. The Trinity Episcopal Church and its meeting house next door were both burned, as were several cars and at least one garage west of the church along Jefferson and St. Helens Streets.
The fires were reported around 2:15 a.m. this morning, but Bend police and fire departments have not released any information about who set the fires or why. It does appear to be arson.
We'll keep you up to date as new information in released.
Photos by James Williams