Wild Fire Meeting At Wolf Creek County Park

, Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted: Thu, August 1 2013 at 10:54 PM, Updated: Fri, August 2 2013 at 11:37 AM

An hour long meeting at Wolf Creek Park drew nearly 100 people Thursday night.

Representatives from  the Oregon Department of Forestry, Wolf Creek Fire, Josephine County Sheriff's department, and state Fire Marshals were there to address them. 

They spoke about each of the fires affecting the Douglas and Josephine County line.

Assuring residents that they're doing  whatever it takes to battle the fires and said they're making good progress.

Sstill residents have their concerns. 

"Losing my home.. we just moved here. I'm concerned about my daughter too we bought a ventilator but she seems to be doing just fine," says Douglas Clark, a nearby resident.

Many of these residents are under a level two evacuation, that means they have to be ready to leave at any time. 

Earlier today some residents forced to evacuate got to go home.        they live on Reuben, Mt. Reuben, and McCullough Creek roads.

Fire crews say it's still important to be ready to evacuate because conditions could change at any moment.


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NBC5 News reporter Roma Villavicencio comes from Southern California where she reported for Garden Grove TV Channel 3.

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