January 28, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Oregon Governor Invokes Emergency Act Due to Wildfire, Residents Told to Evacuate

Residents in Oregon are advised to be prepared and follow all evacuation orders after Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Saturday invoked the state’s Emergency Conflagration Act in response to a wildfire in the state’s southwest.
The Rum Creek Fire burning outside the town of Galice in Josephine County is “currently estimated to be 4,700 acres in size,” according to the governor’s office.
“The Josephine County Sheriff’s office has put Level 2 and Level 3 evacuations,” the announcement also reads.
A Level 2 evacuation means “be set to evacuate” and that residents “should either voluntarily relocate to a shelter or with family or friends outside of the affected area, or if choosing to remain, to be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice.”…
Source: The Epoch Times