Illinois River Road Evacuation Update (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

Illinois River Road Evacuation Update (Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire)

JOSEPHINE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PRESS RELEASE SHERIFF DAVE DANIEL 1901 NE F St, Grants Pass, OR 97526 Office: (541) 474-5123 Fax: (541) 474-5114 E-mail: jocosheriff@co.josephine.or.us Release Date: 9/20/17 INCIDENT: Illinois River Road Evacuation Update REPORTING DEPUTY: C. Krauss DETAILS: Based on current weather and fire behavior, The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office and the Incident Command Team for the Chetco Bar Fire have decided the fire danger no longer warrants an imminent threat to the public and all evacuation levels for the residents of the Illinois River Road area have been dropped to level zero, effective 9/19/17 at 6:00 pm. The Forest Service forest closure will still be in effect until further notice as crews are still working in the area. The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind the residents of Josephine County, especially those living in the rural parts of the County that we should all be in the Level 1 “Be Ready” mindset. Whether it…
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