Douglas Complex Special Update
Incident: Douglas Complex Wildfire
Oregon Department of Forestry Team 2- Dennis Sifford, Incident Commander Oregon State Fire Marshal Office Green Team – John Ingrao, Incident CommanderHours of operation: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm·NEW· Phone Numbers: 541-832-0136; 541-832-0137
July 27, 20132:30 p.m.
Eight Homes Evacuated in Josephine County
Josephine County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents of Poorman Creek Road, off of lower Graves Creek Road to evacuate due to danger from the Douglas Complex. The Dad’s Creek Fire, within Douglas Complex, has grown farther south into Josephine County, threatening the homes along Poorman Creek Road. Crews, dozers, and fire engines, along with heavy helicopters and air tankers are currently working on the fires in the Glendale area.
Citizens can evacuate to Glendale Elementary School. Red Cross has a shelter set up there at 100 Pacific Avenue in Glendale. For more information, call Red Cross at 888-680-1455.
Places to get information:
Douglas Forest Protective Association - www.dfpa.net Twitter - www.twitter.com/DouglasFPAFacebook - www.facebook.com/DouglasForestProtectiveAssociationInciWeb - http://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/3559/ODF PIO Blog - http://wildfireoregondeptofforestry.blogspot.com/ODF Southwest Oregon District - www.swofire.com