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Lick Creek Fire

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Umatilla National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
72510 Coyote Road
Pendleton, OR 97801

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Email: 2021.lickcreek@firenet.gov
Phone: 509-542-7964
Hours: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

UPDATED Garfield County Evacuation Information

Lick Creek Fire Wildfire
Closures – 8/11/2021

DREW W. HYER
GARFIELD COUNTY SHERIFF 
P.O. BOX 338
POMEROY, WA 99347-0338
(509) 843-3494 · FAX (509) 843-1347

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

POMEROY, Washington – August 11, 2021

GREEN RIDGE FIRE – EVACUATION LEVELS CHANGE FOR GARFIELD COUNTY


Effective August 11, 2021, The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office has elevated the previous Level 1 evacuation area for Garfield County to a Level 2 and Level 3. 

A Level 3 evacuation notice for the follow areas:

  • Northwest corner of the Columbia and Garfield County boarder south to the Tucannon River Trail. Diagonally to the southeast along the Tucannon River Trail and north along the bear creek trail to the intersection of the 40 road. This will continue north on the westside of the 42 road to Pataha Spur Rd in the area of Iron Springs. Around the 040 road to the 4016 road, following the 4016 road to the 40 road and north to the forest boundary. 
  • To include the Rose Springs, Stentz Springs and Clear Water communities. 


A Level 2 evacuation notice for the follow areas:

  • Starting from the northwest area of the Columbia County line on the Blind Grade Road extending south to Umatilla National Forest boundary east to the Baker Pond Campground. South on the 40 road to the 4016 road, 4016 road around to 040 Road to 42 Road. Continues south on the eastside of the 42 Road to Lickford Road (41 Road) and northeast to Asotin County line. North on the county line to Knotgrass Ridge Road west to include Kimble Road area. Kimble Road west to the Highway 128 going northeast to Bosley Grade Road. Bosley Grade Road to Mountain Road continuing to the intersection of Lineville Ridge Road to the Columbia County line.  
  • This includes the Baker Pond communities


Evacuation Levels are evaluated daily based on current and forecasted fire activity.  Again, the change in current evacuation levels is precautionary. 

LEVEL 2— Be SET to evacuate at a moment notice. This level indicates there is significant danger to your area, and to be ready to leave at a moment’s notice.  
LEVEL 3— GO! means leave immediately. Danger to your area is current or imminent, and you should leave immediately.   

Evacuation Levels are evaluated daily based on current and forecasted fire activity.  Again, the change in current evacuation levels is precautionary. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Garfield County Emergency Management Director, Tina Meier, or Sheriff Drew Hyer at (509) 843-3494.

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