State EOC Activated to Support Logan County Fire

The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has activated to support a wildfire in the northeast corner of the state, including Logan County.  The State EOC is currently activated at a Level 3.

The DHSEM Director, Kevin Klein, has activated the State Resource Mobilization Plan in anticipation of resources needed to support the fire.

News release from Logan County Office of Emergency Management.  Logan County reports:

  • Logan County EOC activated.
  • Pre-Evacuation notification sent to 900 phone numbers in Logan County.
  • Fleming and Caliche Schools evacuated.
  • Haxtun School evacuated.
  • One structure destroyed.
  • Evacuation center set up in Sterling at Emmanuel Baptist Church at 300 Ball park Road. 
Information Sources:

  • 5 p.m. Update
    • 25,000+ acres
    • 0% containment
    • Pre-Evacucation for 900 numbers
    • Overnight shelter is Emmanuel Baptist Church
    • Logan County Fairgrounds sheltering: horses, sheep, goats
    • Sterling Livestock Commission sheltering cattle