Large Fire in Southill
Posted by Raphial Hebert
There is a large fire rapidly moving north from 160th in the South Hill/Graham area. please be safe, and if you're nearby, prepare for a possible evacuation. Text pasted from the post:
We have closed several main roads in the area even though they are not in the current evacuation area. This is for your safety and for safety of the fire crews and deputies. Please avoid the area and give the crews room to work so they can get this fire under control.
The area marked in red is now officially under a Level 1 evacuation. This means BE READY.
Make preparations for family with special needs, mobile property, and pets or livestock
Monitor local social media, TV news and radio for updated information
Public safety personnel may contact you via the emergency notification system
We have also notified residents who live on 161st St Ct E, east of 70th Ave E, that they should be prepared to leave.
Deputies are warning residents in other areas, but the area marked on the map is the only one officially under Level 1 evacuation at this time.
The fire has crossed over to the south side of 160th St E. If you live in that immediate area, please be prepared to evacuate and study a map so you know where to go if told to leave.
*BRUSH FIRE IN SOUTH HILL*
Fire crews and deputies are on scene of a brush fire in the 15700 block of 74th Ave E in South Hill. This is just north of the intersection of 160th St E and 74th Ave E (see map). A 911 caller reported that a tree fell on a power line and sparked a fire. This is a developing situation. We're working to determine which roads will be closed and which nearby homes are affected. At this time, we are closing 160th St E in the area of 74th Ave E. Please follow us for important safety info and avoid the area. #SouthHillFire