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Get out now, level-3 evacuation ordered at wildfire near Shady Cove

Residents living along Dry Creek Road southwest of Shady Cove are being asked to immediately leave their homes due to the increased activity of the Rogue River Drive fire, a Jackson County Sheriff's Office press release said.

Reported Monday, the fire has consumed about 200 acres, 120 of which burned today after flames jumped containment lines, fire officials said.

A level 1  — be ready to go — evacuation notice has been issued for all residences located from the 3000 block of Rogue River Drive to the road's intersection with Rhodes Lane and residences located along Kitty and Osprey drives. 

— Sam Wheeler