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Almeda Fire clean up enters second phase

Ash debris removal is main priority

Posted: Feb 3, 2021 5:57 PM
Updated: Feb 3, 2021 5:58 PM

TALENT, Ore. --Bear Creek Estates Mobile Home is the first park to receive ash debris removal. Eight crews are working on the mobile home estate, in Tier One, debris removal is its main priority.

John Vial, Director of Jackson county Emergency Operations says that it started slow, but progress is moving along rapidly.

According to The Oregon Department of Transportation, the debris removal process could take 6 to 18 months, but Vial says there continues to be an increase in crews working in the sites which could speed up the process.
"As of Monday morning, they had 70 of the 210 sites cleared, all 140 remaining sites have been authorized to clear and they're expecting that we'll probably be complete next week. So, kinda started off a little slow, but the progress is picking up rapidly now. And hopefully they'll complete this park next week. They will be able to start mobilizing into Mountain View in Talent, and then it will start branching off into other areas as well," said Vial.

Property owners are able to get this service for free, right of entry forms are required to be filled out, and this will allow for the property to b cleaned up from ash debris.

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Baker171920
Morrow166621
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