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Brush up now on wildfire evacuation levels

It’s been a wet spring in this region, but with summer weather on the way, fire danger will soon rise. 

For those who live in and at the edge of wilderness areas, now is the time to brush up on evacuation procedures, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) said. 

Oregon has a three-tiered evacuation system, known as “BE READY. BE SET. GO NOW!”

“With impacts ranging from the tragic loss of lives, homes and businesses, to safely evacuating when threatened by wildfire, to poor air quality caused by . . .

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