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Smoke plume visible from grasslands fire

UPDATE: The "Grandview Fire" is now estimated at 300 acres. Additional resources are enroute. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the fire is burning west of CRR and South of Three Rivers. Properties along Geneva Road and Tye Flat are under a Level 3 evacuation order and residents have already been contacted. Wilt Road and Geneva Road between Sisters and Three Rivers is closed. CRR, Three Rivers, Camp Sherman, and Cove State Park are not under any evacuation order and are open. The area from north and east is now under a Level 2 "Be Set" evacuation notice. Sisters Middle School at 15200 Hwy. 242 has been designated as a temporary evacuation point and shelter.

 

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