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Level 3 evacuation in effect for Baird Springs Road

Staff Report | July 10, 2023 4:12 PM

Updates from Grant County Sheriff's Office:

5:20 p.m.: Red Cross emergency shelter will be at Quincy Middle School. Opening time 7:30 p.m.

5:15 p.m.: Shelter in Place Notice for Crescent Bar (stay indoors, shut off outside air intakes, close windows and doors).

5 p.m.: SR 28 closed at Trinidad rest area and near Crescent Bar Road. Fire is up to the highway.

5 p.m.: Level 1 Evacuation Notice (heads up) for Crescent Bar Road.

Level 3 evacuation notice for Road 11.2 NW and Road U NW near Trinidad/Crescent due to wildfire.

QUINCY — A level 3 evacuation notice due to wildfire has been issued for the area of Baird Springs Road and Road 12 Northwest north of Road W west of Quincy, according to an announcement from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. A level 3 evacuation means “Leave now.”

A level 1 evacuation notice is also in effect for the portion of Baird Springs Road south of Road W. Level 1 means “Be prepared to leave.”

Up-to-the-minute information is available at the GCSO Facebook page,