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NEW: Mandatory Evacuations for Some Properties in Jackson County

Some Jackson County residents are now under a level 3 "GO" evacuation notice; additional level 2 "Be Set" evacuation notices for others in Jackson County.

Posted: Jul 8, 2018 3:13 PM
Updated: Jul 9, 2018 3:27 PM

YREKA, Cal. — At 3:00pm Sunday afternoon, Cal Fire announced additional evacuation orders because of the Klamathon Fire.  Firefighters say they are continuing to make progress building fire line through steep, rugged terrain and challenging conditions. However, after a thorough assessment of the area in Jackson County, north of the Oregon/California border, the following evacuation notifications will be put into effect immediately.

The following area in Jackson County will be placed at a Level 3 (red) “Go” evacuation notice:
- The area east of Interstate 5, covering Bureau of Land Management lands and private properties west of the Jackson-Klamath County line, north of the Oregon-California border, and south of a line that extends from the intersection of I-5 and the Mount Ashland Ski Road due east to the Jackson-Klamath County line.

The following areas in Jackson County will be placed at a Level 2 (yellow) “Be Set” evacuation notice:
- The area east of Interstate 5, covering Bureau of Land Management lands and private properties west of the Jackson-Klamath County line, north of the line that extends from the intersection of I-5 and the Mount Ashland Ski Road due east to the Jackson-Klamath County line (the Level 3 evacuation line), north to Highway 66.

As a reminder, the following areas in Jackson County have previously been listed at a Level 3 (red) "Go" evacuation notice:
- The Colestin Valley including the Colestin Road and all its tributaries from the Oregon-California border to the Mount Ashland Ski Road.
- Old Highway 99 from the Oregon-California border to the Mount Ashland Ski Road.

In addition, the following areas will remain at a Level 2 yellow) "Be Set" evacuation notice:
- The Mount Ashland Ski Road from Mount Ashland down to Old Highway 99.
- Old Highway 99 to just Callahan's Lodge.

Cal Fire officials say they "do not anticipate the fire activity to pick up and/or spread north further into Oregon, we want to do our best to serve the community by ensuring public and firefighter safety in case conditions do change. For those seeking additional information on the Jackson County evacuation levels, please visit: www.rvem.org. For those searching for information regarding shelters and animal evacuations, please call the #KlamathonFire Information line: (530) 842-2266."

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