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Evacuation orders in Okanogan County


People in the Carlton area are under an evacuation order due to wildfire.

Here's the notice texted out by Okanogan County officials moments ago:

S: 2017-07-15 1645 Level 2/3

Persons should be aware of a fast moving wild land fire in the Carlton area.

Level 3 evacuations have been issued for the area of Carlton to Bensen Creek and Carlton up Texas Creek.

Level 2 evacuation from Bensen Creek to Lower Beaver Creek.

Persons should be aware of their surroundings. Do not wait for door to door notifications to evacuate.

If north of Carlton Evacuate towards Twisp. If south of Carlton evacuate towards Pateros.

Also, Level 2 Evac for Vinten Road

Person should be aware of a Wild land fire in the area of Vinten Road and Texas Creek. Persons should be prepared evacuate. Be aware of your surroundings. Do not wait to be told to evacuate. Take action if needed.


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