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Additional Evacuation Orders Issued Saturday For Milepost 97 Fire

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Oregon Department of Forestry

The Douglas County Sherriff's Office, in conjunction with fire managers, has upgraded the earlier evacuation orders from Level 1, "BE READY", to Level 2 "GET SET" evacuation notices for all residences on the west side of the freeway between Interstate mileposts 88-83. This includes: 

  • Barton Road
  • Azalea-Glen Road
  • Old Booth Lane
  • Harrel Lane
  • Hobbs Lane
  • Fortune Branch Road on the Azalea-Glen side
  • Forrest Road
  • Realty Road
  • Quines Creek Road
  • Mobley Drive

Additionally, all residences off of Upper Cow Creek Road starting at Interstate 5 milepost 88, east to the base of Galesville Dam are being elevated to a Level 2. 
Level 2 or "Get Set" means:

• This level indicates significant danger to your area and are encouraged to leave. If you decide to stay, be ready to evacuate at a moment's notice

  • This may be the only notice you receive if conditions worsen
  • Supply your "go kit" with all the essentials to last 2 weeks
  • Stay connected with emergency information and evacuation routes
  • Begin evacuating large animals. 

A Level 1 " Be Ready" notice is also being issued for all residents living on

  • Windy Creek Road at and above Woods Creek Road. 
  • Barton Road south to Glendale Junction Road. 

Level 1 "Ready" means:

  • Be ready for the potential to evacuate
  • Have a "go kit" ready
  • Have an evacuation plan for your family and pets
  • Be Firewise and create a defensible space around your home

Residents are encouraged to monitor the situation through official outlets:

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