Monday, July 29, 2013

Evacuations Ordered for Lower Graves Creek Rd and Parts of Lower Wolf Creek Rd

[ Updated 5:28 p.m. Evacuation on Lower Wolf Creek Rd now taking place. ]

The Josephine County Sheriff's Office has issued an evacuation order for all residences on Lower Graves Creek Road from the Graves Creek Bridge to Leland Road, and Lower Wolf Creek Road (and all side roads) to Water Tank Gulch (3100 block of Lower Wolf Creek Rd).

On Sunday, residents of Poorman Creek Road were advised to evacuate.

These areas are threatened by the Dad's Creek Fire that has crossed from Douglas County into portions of northern Josephine Counthy.

Citizens can evacuate to Glendale Elementary School or Josephine County Fairgrounds:

* Glendale Elementary School is located at 100 Pacific Avenue in Glendale.
* Josephine County Fairgrounds is located at 1451 Fairgrounds Road in Grants Pass.

For more information, call Red Cross at 888-680-1455.

[ posted by Josephine County Emergency Management and the incident management teams on the Douglas Complex in Glendale ]