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October 16, 2019
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Hendrix Fire Evacuations Reduced
Julie Denney
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Hendrix Fire Evacuations Reduced

Update 7/24/18 at 12:00 pm

Update 7/24/18 at 12:00 pm - Fire officials have recommended that all evacuations related to the Hendrix Fire be reduced to Level 1 (Be Ready).  This affects all three zones previously designated as Level 2 and 3.  

Please continue to avoid the area; some road and area closures may remain in effect as fire crews continue working in the area.  

Go to https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5939/ for information on the Hendrix Fire.  

View the interactive fire map at http://joco.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=37b8a655d90f4f82ba35ba107a827840 to check a specific address. 

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RUCH, Ore. – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) is issuing evacuation notices to 35 addresses due to the Hendrix Fire near Hells Peak, southeast of Ruch.  On July 18, 2018, JCSO Search and Rescue teams began a door-to-door effort to advise residents of the evacuations and to provide information. 

The following evacuation zones are now in effect:

Level 3 “GO”:  Little Applegate Road to Wagner Creek Road, bordered by USFS roads 2040 on the north and 20 on the south.  This zone affects two addresses: 16001 Wagner Creek Road and 23000 Little Applegate Road (Wrangle Campground).

Level 2 “BE SET”: The Dog Fork community, from Little Applegate Road to west of Yale Creek Road.  This zone contains 31 addresses: 3975 to 4075 Dog Fork Road, and 3812 to 6969 Yale Creek Road.

Level 2 “BE SET”: Wagner Creek Road south of Wagner Gap to USFS road 20.  This zone contains two addresses: 3434 McDonald Creek Road and 16099 Wagner Creek Road.

No addresses in these evacuation zones have phone numbers or email addresses registered with the Jackson County Emergency Management Citizen Alert program, so no alerts will be sent.  To sign up for Citizen Alert, visit www.jacksoncounty.org/alert.  More information about evacuation levels and preparedness can be found at http://www.rvem.org/.

For more information on the Hendrix Fire, visit the fire information page on the US Forest Service Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/rogue-siskiyou/home/?cid=fseprd587783.  Public information is also available by phone at (541) 632-3567.

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