Pre-Evacuation Alert Issued By Sheriff'S Office
Incident: Pole Creek Wildfire
The Pole Creek Fire is located approximately six miles southwest of Sisters, OR
The Deschutes County Sheriff's office engaged a reverse 911 for a level 2 pre-evacuation alert; be prepared to leave at a moment's notice. This alert has gone to the areas of Crossroads, Edgington/Remuda and the south side of Sisters.
This Pre-Evacuation alert/Level 2 notice was made as a result of the increased fire behavior that has occurred over the past 24 hours and as a reminder that citizens should be advised to remain highly vigilant during these situations.
The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office has continued to work closely with Oregon Incident Management Team 4.
Additional information will be disseminated as it becomes available
Estimated Acreage: 15,000 Acres (as determined from an overnight infrared flight)
Cause: Unknown - Under Investigation
Resource: Total - 716·
Type 1 Crews - 4 Dozers - 4 Water Tenders - 12 Helicopters - 7
Type 2 Crews - 14 Engines - 27 Camp Crews - 2 Overhead - 206
·As of Thursday eve
Hold containment lines, continue to patrol and respond to spot fires. Construct dozer line northward near Forest Road 1018-700. Hot Shot crews work to anchor this dozer line, construct hand line westward near Millican Trail, to potentially contain fire spread to the north. Construct containment line from the southeast corner of the fire perimeter, tying to Wychus Creek, to potentially contain fire spread to the south.
Forecasted Fire Weather
Temps in the mid-70s. Relative humidity 18-26%. Westerly winds at 8-12 mph, gusts 20-25.
Deschutes County Sheriff, Deschutes County SAR, City of Sisters, Sisters/Camp Sherman Fire District, Black Butte Ranch RFPD, Cloverdale FD, Oregon Department of Forestry, American Red Cross, Oregon Department of Transportation