The fire is now burning 20,000 acres just 10 miles south of Paisley, in steep, rugged terrain with limited access points and high winds. The fire is 0 percent contained.
There are several evacuations in place with Level 3 ‘Go’ evacuations for all of Paisley, from Red House Lane, south on Highway 31 to Valley Falls with Highway 395. It also includes all of Clover Flat Road from the intersection with Highway 31 south to Valley Falls.
There are Level 1 ‘Be Ready’ evacuation notices for Red House Lane north along Highway 31 to the intersection with Government Harvey Road.
As far as road closures, Highway 31 is now closed.
The Red Cross has an evacuation area at the Lake County Fairgrounds.
Anna Weeks is a multimedia journalist for NBC5 News. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Oregon State University with a degree in Digital Communication Arts and a minor in writing. Previously, she interned with the National Association of Broadcasters at the NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Originally from the Portland area, Anna is excited to explore Southern Oregon. In her free time, she can be found reading, running or watching sports.