Thursday, July 31, 2014

Oregon Gulch Fire Forces Level 3 Evacuation on Copco Rd

[ Updated 8:09 p.m. ] Oregon Gulch Fire: 5,000 acres

Residents from the 6000 block of Copco Rd south to the Box D Ranch have been advised to evacuate the area immediately. The Oregon Gulch Fire is 1,700 3,000 5,000 acres and growing. The fire is burning  in a northeast direction.

Fire suppression resources assigned to the fire include 12 bulldozers, 8 wildfire fire engines, and 3 20-person crews. Helicopters and air tankers have been dropping water and retardant on the fire most of the afternoon.

Photo by Don Hickman

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