Mon. Oct 22nd, 2018

Josephine County Sheriff’s Office Updates Evacuation Levels for Taylor Creek Fire – 5:00PM

Garner Complex #Update
For More information please contact the Josephine County Sheriff’s Office
INCIDENT: Taylor Creek Fire Evacuation Notices
INCIDENT DATE AND TIME: 7/21/18 @ 2:45 pm
REPORTING DEPUTY: C. Krauss
DETAILS:
Based on recommendations from the Oregon Department of Forestry the residents on Limpy Creek Rd are being placed on a LEVEL 2 “BE SET” Evacuation Notice.
A LEVEL 2 “BE SET” evacuation notice means that you must be prepared to leave at a moment’s notice.
This level indicates there is significant danger to your area, and residents should either voluntarily relocate to a shelter or with family/friends outside of the affected area, or if choosing to remain, be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Residents MAY have time to gather necessary items, but doing so is at their own risk.
THIS MAY BE THE ONLY NOTICE THAT YOU RECEIVE
Emergency services cannot guarantee that they will be able to notify you if conditions rapidly deteriorate.
Area media services will be asked to broadcast periodic updates.
A LEVEL 1 “BE READY” evacuation notice is also being issued to all of the residents on DUTCHER CREEK ROAD, including all secondary road and streets.
A LEVEL 1 “BE READY” evacuation notice means residents should be aware of the danger that exists in
their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media outlets for information.
This is the time for preparation and precautionary movement of persons with special needs, mobile property and (under certain circumstances) pets and livestock. If conditions worsen, emergency services personnel WILL MAKE EVERY ATTEMPT TO CONTACT YOU.
YOU may BE CONTACTED via an emergency notification system.
If you have not signed up for Josephine County Citizen’s Alert, Josephine County’s emergency notification system, you can sign up on line at www.rvem.org.
A Red Cross Shelter has been established at the Grants Pass High School Commons.
Rogue Valley Fire Information telephone number: 541-474-5305
These evacuation notices are based on fire activity from the Taylor Creek Fire.

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