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Brookings, OR—Governor Kate Brown today met with firefighters and local officials in Brookings battling the Chetco Bar Fire. Governor Brown received a briefing on the resources being used to fight the fire and heard feedback from the community on how their needs are being met.

"While the weather has cooperated with firefighters today, the residents of Brookings must stay vigilant," said Governor Brown. "The Level 1 Evacuation Order means the people of Brookings need be ready to leave at a moment's notice. Conditions can change extremely quickly. Thanks to all of the firefighters, first responders, police officers, and everyone doing everything they can to keep the town of Brookings and the surrounding areas safe."

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Chris Pair
503-378-5040
chris.pair@oregon.gov
Bryan Hockaday
503-580-7836
bryan.hockaday@oregon.gov
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