Government Flats Complex Daily Fire Update - Sa., August 24, 2013 @ 11 AM
Incident: Government Flats Complex Wildfire
GOVERNMENT FLATS COMPLEX UPDATE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2013 @ 11 AM
Information: 541-298-9899, 541-298-8741
The Wasco County Sheriff’s Office has announced that effective noon today (August 24) the following changes in Government Flats Complex Evacuation Notifications will take effect:
Residences on Ketchum Road and any associated side roads up to the junction with Vensel Road will be at Level II (Get Set).
Residences on Upper Mill Creek Road west of 9595 will join all residences on Upper Mill Creek and Mill Creek Road above address 6500 in a Level I (Get ready) evacuation status.
All other Level I evacuation notices remain in effect until further notice.
When you hear the terms Level I, II, or III evacuation notice, remember “ready, set, go.” Level I means be aware of the fire in your area and start getting ready, Level II means make final preparations and get and set to evacuate, and Level III means evacuate immediately—GO NOW.
For information regarding evacuation notices, please contact the Wasco County Sheriff’s Office at 541-506-2580 or the Hood River County Division of Emergency Management at 541-386-1213 during business hours.
Invitation: The public is invited to a community meeting tonight, August 24th at 6:30 pm, The Dalles-Wahtonka High School, 220 East 10th Street, The Dalles. Information on the status of the Government Flats Complex fires will be provided by incident management personnel and cooperators.