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Level 2 evacuation notice for "Jones Bay community" issued

Wildfire near Northrup Canyon started this afternoon

 

Last updated 7/22/2021 at 11:54pm

Jones Bay area residents told to be ready to go.

Level 2 Evacuation notice - Jones Bay community

Level 2 Evacuation notice due to wildfire.

This is a Level 2 evacuation notice for people in the following areas of Grant County, Washington. This notice was requested by the Bureau of Land Management fire command.

Jones Bay community south of Osborn Bay, east of SR155. This is about 3 miles south of Electric City, Washington.

This notice is effective as of 7/22/2021 at 10:05 PM. Police are going door to door to notify residents.

This Level 2 notice means "Get Set". A wildfire is moving in your direction. The danger to your safety is increasing.

You should be ready to leave quickly if local authorities ask you to do so. Law enforcement officers will go door-to-door to notify persons in the Level 2 area.

Be aware that you may not receive any further notice to leave. And, emergency services may not be able to help you later if you decide to stay.

Take your pets with you, but make sure you bring a leash, crate, or cage for them. Red Cross shelters will not accept pets.

Follow facebook.com/GrantCoSheriff, Twitter @GrantCoSheriff and follow news media for updated information.

To subscribe to emergency text message alerts to your cell phone, text GCSHERIFF to 888777.

This is a message from the Grant County Sheriff's Office.

Instructions:

This Level 2 notice means "Get Set". A wildfire is moving in your direction. The danger to your safety is increasing.

 

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