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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

August 23 Garfield County Evacuation Level Change

Lick Creek Fire Wildfire
Closures – 8/23/2021

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 23, 2021

GREEN RIDGE FIRE – EVACUATION LEVELS CHANGE FOR GARFIELD COUNTY

Effective August 23, 2021, Garfield County Sheriff’s Office has updated the evacuation level 3 area of Clearwater Tower, Stentz Springs and Rose Springs to a level 2.  This evacuation reduction is due to the weather change and fire status as of today. 

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

Level 1: READY - Level 1 evacuations are an Alert. Residents should be aware of a danger that exists. Now is the time to “Get Ready”. Residents with special needs, or those with pets or livestock, should take note and prepare for relocating family members, pets and livestock. Refine your evacuation plans and gather the things you will need if you must evacuate. 

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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