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Evacuation orders downgraded in areas affected by the Oregon Gulch Fire
Most of the evacuation orders for the Oregon Gulch Fire have been downgraded.

The 6,000 block of Copco Road south to the Oregon border has been downgraded from a Level Three Evacuation to a level two. Citizens in that area should be prepared to evacuate at a momentís notice.

A Level One Evacuation remains in effect for the 11,000 through the 22,000 block of Highway 66.

The Klamath River Canyon from the John C. Boyle Dam to the California border has been downgraded from a Level Three Evacuation to a level two.

Mandatory evacuations remain in place in Siskiyou County from Copco to Beaver Creek on the north side of Copco Lake.

The fire grew very little Monday and is estimated at 36,723 acres and it is 30 percent contained.

1,573 firefighters are fighting this fire.
Posted on 8/5/14 5:40AM by Jared Dill