Additional Evacuation Orders Issued Saturday For Milepost 97 Fire

Jul 27, 2019

Credit Oregon Department of Forestry

The Douglas County Sherriff's Office, in conjunction with fire managers, has upgraded the earlier evacuation orders from Level 1, "BE READY", to Level 2 "GET SET" evacuation notices for all residences on the west side of the freeway between Interstate mileposts 88-83. This includes: 

  • Barton Road
  • Azalea-Glen Road
  • Old Booth Lane
  • Harrel Lane
  • Hobbs Lane
  • Fortune Branch Road on the Azalea-Glen side
  • Forrest Road
  • Realty Road
  • Quines Creek Road
  • Mobley Drive

Additionally, all residences off of Upper Cow Creek Road starting at Interstate 5 milepost 88, east to the base of Galesville Dam are being elevated to a Level 2. 

Level 2 or "Get Set" means:

• This level indicates significant danger to your area and are encouraged to leave. If you decide to stay, be ready to evacuate at a moment's notice

  • This may be the only notice you receive if conditions worsen
  • Supply your "go kit" with all the essentials to last 2 weeks
  • Stay connected with emergency information and evacuation routes
  • Begin evacuating large animals. 

A Level 1 " Be Ready" notice is also being issued for all residents living on

  • Windy Creek Road at and above Woods Creek Road. 
  • Barton Road south to Glendale Junction Road. 

Level 1 "Ready" means:

  • Be ready for the potential to evacuate
  • Have a "go kit" ready
  • Have an evacuation plan for your family and pets
  • Be Firewise and create a defensible space around your home

Residents are encouraged to monitor the situation through official outlets: