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By Drew Lawson
Staff Reporter 

Level 2 evacuations in place for fire near Deep Creek


Last updated 9/10/2020 at 11:39am

Drew Lawson

A Level 2 Evacuation notice has been given by Fire District No. 10 for residents between Deep Creek and Brooks Rd due to a vegetation fire in the area west of Airway Heights and Fairchild Air Force Base Monday afternoon.

Residents from Deep Creek to Ritchey Road are asked to be ready to leave "at a moment's notice," per an emergency alert from Fire District No. 10. South Christensen and South Brooks roads are currently closed. Highway 2 closed momentarily Monday afternoon due to the fire jumping to the south, but has since re-opened.

Between 20-50 acres have burned, according to Fire Dis...

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