UPDATE: Level 3 evacuations downgraded for residents near Monument Hill Fire in Grant County
UPDATE (8:40 a.m.) — The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says residents that were told to evacuate due to the Monument Hill Fire can return to their homes.
Officials gave an update Wednesday morning that Level 3 evacuations were downgraded to Level 1 evacuations notices.
“Residents may return to their homes but are asked to maintain situational awareness and be ready to leave again if necessary,” said the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
The fire is under control after burning approximately 150 acres of sage and grass, according to investigators.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says no structures were damaged by the fire.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The evacuations were announced at 11:15 p.m. on Tuesday for Grant County residents near Road 13-NW from Adams Rd. North to Road J.8-NW.
Law enforcement went door-to-door late Tuesday night to alert residents in the area to evacuate immediately.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says the fire burned approximately 150 acres of sage and brush.
At 12:15 a.m. on Wednesday, the sheriff’s office provided an update on Twitter that no structures had been damaged.
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says the next update will come at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday.
The Level 3 evacuations will remain in place until later Wednesday morning, according to the sheriff’s office.
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