A brush fire closed Highway 126 a few miles east of Redmond Municipal Airport Monday.
Firefighters were quick to respond to the fire around noon near Milepost 6 on the highway that connects Redmond, Powell Butte and Prineville.
The two-acre fire was burning on private land and is fully lined.
But even after that, traffic was affected for a couple of hours as a flagger alternated traffic in each direction.
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