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Jackson County to pay consulting firm to study wildfire response

Jackson County to pay consulting firm to study wildfire response

MEDFORD — When the Almeda and Obenchain fires hit, few Jackson County residents were notified about evacuation orders. Many were forced to flee with nothing but the clothes on their backs and no notification, save for a knock on their door telling them it was time to leave. While emergency officials rushed to respond to the fast-moving flames and to make sure...

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Bryan Koon Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon Everbridge Notification System IEM Innovative Emergency Management Jackson County