UPDATED: Full evacuations are now occurring for residents above Upper Dale, including Paradise Flat, North Hornet, and West Mill Creek. Please follow direction from Adams County Sheriff's Office.
Due to the increase in fire activity overnight, additional closures and evacuations are being put in place by Adams County Sheriff’s Office. The fire is burning in the Crooked River drainage. The Council-Cuprum Road is closed at Council to the public. Local residents only will be allowed through. The road is closed completely at Upper Dale. Campers and recreationalists are being evacuated from the area. Residents are advised to evacuate but it is not mandatory at this time. This includes Wildhorse and OX Ranch.