[ Updated 8:09 p.m. ] Oregon Gulch Fire: 5,000 acres
Residents from the 6000 block of Copco Rd south to the Box D Ranch have been advised to evacuate the area immediately. The Oregon Gulch Fire is
1,700 3,000 5,000 acres and growing. The fire is burning in a northeast direction.
Fire suppression resources assigned to the fire include 12 bulldozers, 8 wildfire fire engines, and 3 20-person crews. Helicopters and air tankers have been dropping water and retardant on the fire most of the afternoon.
Photo by Don Hickman