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Elk Creek Road on "go" evacuation advisory

Residents who live on Elk Creek Road were placed on Level 3 "Go" evacuation around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday as a result of the Sugar Pine fire.

The evacuation order applies to addresses from 8800 to 17600 Elk Creek Road and all addresses on both Sugar Pine Road and Dodes Creek Road.

The nearest Red Cross shelter for those affected or displaced by Southern Oregon fires is at Grants Pass High School, with an animal shelter at Josephine County Fairgrounds.

Tuesday afternoon the Oregon Department of Forestry announced that 147 members of the Oregon National Guard and Air National Guard will arrive in Southern Oregon to assist with fighting the Garner Complex fire.

The Rogue River remains closed for all recreation per a Josephine County Sheriff's Office order Tuesday between Hog Creek boat ramp and the Galice boat ramp due to the Taylor Creek fire.

A Level 3 "Go" evacuation is now in effect for addresses on Elk Creek Road, Sugar Pine Road and Dodes Creek Road because of the Sugar Pine Fire. Map courtesy of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.