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Taylor Creek Fire

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

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Josephine County Klondike Fire Evacuation Level Downgrade

Taylor Creek Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 8/27/2018

Klondike Fire Wildfire
Announcements – 6 hrs. ago

The Josephine County Sheriff's Office issued a downgrade in evacuation levels on the Illinois River Road that were previously at Level 3 "GO" status and Level 2 "BE SET"status down to a Level 1 "BE READY." This will be for the residences above milepost 2.5 on Illinois River Road through Oak Flat.

A roadblock will remain in place on Illinois River Road to restrict traffic to residents and fire personnel. Residents will need to show proof of residency when returning home.

A Level 1 "BE READY" notice means residents should e aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media outlets for information.

The Fire Information Center can be reached at 541-474-5305 and is staffed from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. each day.

A .pdf of the sheriff's press release is attached to this article.

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