Coos County evacuating residents from flooded area

COOS BAY, Ore. - Residents of Millicoma Road are requested to seek shelter during this flood period, the Coos County Sheriff's Office.

Information is to follow on shelter locations.

At about 5:30 Thursday morning, the Coos County Sheriff's Office was notified of possible flooding on Coos River Highway 241 at Millicoma Road approximately 13 miles east of Coos Bay.
Coos County Sheriff's Office, at the request of the Oregon Department of Transportation, has begun evacuation of homes on Millicoma Road, off Coos River Highway.

ODOT has shut down a 6-mile stretch of Coos River Hwy. from milepost 13 through 19.