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September 19, 2020
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Obenchain Area Fire Map, Eagle Point

Obenchain Area Fire Map, Eagle Point

Evacuations: Eagle Point & Shady Cove Area

South Obenchain Fire

JACKSON COUNTY, ORE. – At 1:52 p.m. Oregon Department of Forestry – Southwest Oregon District (ODF-SWO) detected smoke near South Obenchain Road. The fire quickly grew to 1700 acres due to dry weather conditions and strong winds. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office issued Level three (3) “GO” Evacuations for residents closest to the fire, and a Level two (2) Evacuation “Be Set” is in effect along Rogue River Drive from Highway 234 to Shady Cove; and along Highway 62, from Eagle Point to Shady Cove.

There is an evacuation point at the Jackson County Expo. It is not a shelter, it is a meeting point for friends and family to converge.

Fire Name: South Obenchain Fire

Size: 1700 Acres

Start Date & Time: 9.08.2020 1:52pm

Location: Eagle Point

Evacuation Level Level 2: Along Rogue River Drive, from 234 to Shady Cove; and along Hwy 62, from Eagle Point to Shady Cove

Level 3: residents closest to fire

Structures Threatened Multiple

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