Update 2:30 p.m. Monday: Level 3 evacuation notices have been issued for the city of Bridgeport and Bridgeport Bar area, the Sheriff’s Office said.
Residents should head toward Brewster and call the Red Cross at 670-5331 if they need shelter.
The fire has reached the South Jameson Lake drainage area and is heading toward Highway 2/Moses Coulee, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Level 3 evacuation notices are being issued for the Moses Coulee/Rimrock Meadows area.
Update 12:30 p.m. Monday: Mansfield and Bridgeport are without power and the Sheriff’s Office has gotten numerous reports of downed power lines.
Bridgeport is now under Level 2 evacuation notices, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Farmers are helping firefighters and Douglas County Transportation and Land Services to create a fire line along Mansfield’s eastern and northern boundaries.
Update 11:05 a.m. Monday: Level 3 evacuation notices have now been issued for all of Mansfield,…