Changes to Evacuation Levels as of 12pm Monday
Incident: Mile Marker 28 Wildfire
EVACUATION LEVELS UPDATE: The Klickitat County Sheriffs office has announced that effective 12:00 pm today all areas within the following areas are being REDUCED from a Level 3 zone to Level 2 zone:
All areas north of Box Canyon up to the fire line, including the areas contained within Township 5N, Range 17E, Sections 1-16 and Township 5N, Range 18E, Section 18.
ALL THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE BEING REDUCED TO A LEVEL 1:
All areas east of US-97 and south of Box Canyon Road and within the following sections: Township 5N, Range 17E, Sections 13-16 & 20-30.
The Cleveland/Bickleton area Evacuation Levels set on July 28th remains unchanged.
Hwy 97 will remain closed until further notice. Non-emergency vehicles traffic north of Satus Pass is prohibited. Local traffic may utilized Hwy 97 to access their homes.
The Sheriff's office urges the public to be cautious and aware of emergency vehicles, including fire trucks, support vehicles and personnel, which will remain in the area.