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Chetco Bar Fire

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Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
3040 Biddle Rd.
Medford, OR 97504

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Chetco Bar Fire, Curry Co., Evacuation Advisory Update, September 18, 2017

Chetco Bar Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 9/18/2017

MEDIA ADVISORY
12:00 pm, September 18, 2017

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office, working in cooperation with local fire departments, law enforcement agencies, and the Chetco Bar Unified Command withdrew all previous Evacuation Orders, effective 12:00 pm, September 18, 2017. As of now all areas affected by the Chetco Bar Fire are no longer under any Evacuation Order.

Residents should stay informed and be ready to take action, if conditions change. Residents can bring animals and livestock back into the community. At this time the Chetco Bar Fire poses no immediate threat to community life, property, or livestock. Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Evacuation Area Information: There are no Evacuation orders in effect for Curry County.

Traffic control measures will be maintained on roads entering Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) areas. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office requests that traffic in the affected areas be limited to residents, essential services, and those engaged in fire suppression and fire equipment recovery operations. Forest Service and BLM Chetco Bar Fire Area Closures remain in effect. There is no entry allowed into the closure area for any purpose.

For more information and to view maps detailing the extent of Forest and BLM closures, please visit: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5385/ For more information contact Chetco Bar Fire Information at (541) 412-8531.

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