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Thu Sep 10, 2020, 08:12 PM

35,000 Structures At Risk, 600 Burned As Almeda Fire Grows To Over 3,000 Acres In Oregon

At least 35,000 structures are currently at risk and approximately 600 have already burned, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the Almeda Glendower Fire continues to grow in Jackson County, Oregon.

According to a recent press release issued by FEMA, the fire has already burned over 3,000 acres of land.

The 35,000 homes that are currently at risk from the fire are "in and around the communities of Ashland, Talent, Phoenix, and the city of Medford."

"The fire also threatened Interstate 5, Highway 99, schools, a fire station, parks, small businesses, transmission and communication lines in the area," FEMA added in their release. "Level One, Two, and Three evacuations were issued for the region of the fire, which was zero percent contained at the time of the request."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/topstories/35000-structures-at-risk-600-burned-as-almeda-fire-grows-to-over-3000-acres-in-oregon/ar-BB18Ungc?li=BBnb7Kz

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