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Tyee Ridge Complex Fire Jumps to 1,000 Acres

2:05 AM · Aug 26, 2023

As of 5 p.m. on August 25, 2023, DFPA, has responded to 60 lightning recon calls and a total of 19 confirmed fires. For clarity and tracking, these lightning fires will be referred to as the Tyee Ridge Complex. At this time, due to the complexity of the terrain and fire activity, an Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) Incident Management Team has been requested and will be taking over command starting tomorrow, August 26, 2023, at 6 p.m. Of this complex, the main priority of focus is fires located in the Tyee / Umpqua / Hubbard Creek area. The Cougar Creek Fire / Rattlesnake Ridge Fire has grown to an estimated 1,000 acres. Aerial and ground resources are actively engaged, but due to the complexity of fire activity, emergency evacuations have been issued by the Douglas County Sheriff’s office. LEVEL 3 - GO NOW means Leave Immediately! Evacuate immediately from the following areas: 10,000 block of Hubbard Creek Rd to the intersection of Millwood Dr, to include all residences in between. Esta es una alerta de incendio forestal de Douglas Co Sheriffs Office. NIVEL 3 - ¡VAYASE AHORA! Evacúe de inmediato de las siguientes zonas: 10,000 block of Hubbard Creek Rd to the intersection of Millwood Dr, to include all residences in between. LEVEL 2 BE SET to evacuate from the following areas: Hubbard Creek Rd from Millwood intersection to Melqua Rd and includes all residences in between. Esta es una alerta de incendio forestal de Douglas Co Sheriff's Office. Nivel 2 ESTÉ LISTO para evacuar de las siguientes zonas: Hubbard Creek Rd from Millwood intersection to Melqua Rd and includes all residences in between. For more information regarding evacuations, please refer to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. Evacuation map: https://dcor.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=c1c9e876f2ed4e1fbfb2eae280b7c57c

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