Level 1 Evacuation issued near Umpqua North Complex

Flames from the Umpqua North Complex of fires near the Dry Creek Store on Hwy 138 east of Roseburg. (Photo courtesy Thomas Morton)

The Umpqua North Complex Fire Managers and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office issued a Level 1 Evacuation Notice, "Get Ready" for the Clearwater area, Mile Markers 58-61 on Highway 138 east.

Residents should be aware of the danger that exists in their area.

This is the time for preparation and precautionary movement of persons with special needs, mobile property, pets and livestock.

Warmer and dryer weather conditions have led to more active fire behavior across the Umpqua North Complex on Saturday.

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