As wildfires continue to spread across the state, it’s crucial to stay alert and informed about the changing conditions. Included below are resources with more information on how to prepare for potential evacuations and what to do if your family is impacted. We will continue to update this page as the situation evolves.
- County Emergency Alert Sign-up Information
- Clackamas County: Wildfire Information
- Multnomah County September 2020 Wildfire Information
- Governor Brown’s Wildfire Resources Information
- Oregon Office of Emergency Management
- For the latest updates: OEM Facebook Page
- Red Cross Find Shelters
- For the latest updates: Red Cross Cascades Region Facebook Page
- Oregon State Fire Marshal
- For the latest updates: OSFM Twitter Page
- How to prepare for wildfire emergencies
- Interactive map of fires and evacuation zones
Kaiser Permanente is closely monitoring the wildfires in the mid-Willamette Valley. For Wednesday, Keizer Station Medical Office is closed. Dental offices closed today are Valley River, Skyline, and North Lancaster. Patient appointments are being rescheduled.
PeaceHealth Medical Group’s Barger Clinic in West Eugeneand Dexter Clinic in East Lane County will be closed Wednesday.
PARKS AND RECREATION:
The following Oregon State Parks are closed to all visitors until further notice or unless otherwise noted:
- Silver Falls State Park near Silverton.
- Detroit Lake campground and Mongold day-use area near Detroit.
- North Santiam State Park near Mehama.
- Collier Memorial State Park near Klamath Falls, closed the remainder of September, which is when its normal camping season ends.
All state parks and boat ramps on Fall Creek Reservoir — including Winberry day-use area, North Shore day-use area and Cascara campground — are closed until further notice.
Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook will close through Sep. 10.
Bureau of Land Management Northwest Oregon District has temporarily closed all recreation sites and certain roads from September 8-15. All BLM developed campgrounds in northwestern Oregon are closed, and dispersed camping is prohibited. Members of the public may not enter closed recreation areas. This temporary closure covers the northwestern part of the state, west of the Cascade Range and north from Cottage Grove to the Columbia River.
- Building, maintaining, attending, or using a campfire, fire, or stove fire.
- Welding or operating a torch with an open flame.
- Operating generators in areas of vegetation.
- Using a vehicle off Forest Service roads except when parking in an area devoid of vegetation for 10 feet. This excludes recreation on the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area and the Sand Lake Recreation Area.
- Smoking outdoors in close proximity to flammable materials or vegetation.
Smoke & Air Quality:
- Oregon Smoke Information
- Oregon Health Authority: Wildfires and Smoke Information
- Multnomah County: Wildfires and Smoke Information
- Multnomah County: How to prepare for indoor air quality
Food and Shelter resources:
- To locate available shelter space and coordinate transportation, call 211
- In Jackson County, The Salvation Army HOPE House at 1065 Crews Rd. Medford, Oregon 97501.
- Oregon Food Bank Food Finder
The Salvation Army is providing meals and resources in ten counties across Oregon. The Salvation Army has provided 12,179 meals for evacuees as of Wednesday, September 16.
- Clackamas County at Clackamas Town Center at 12000 SE 82nd Ave, Happy Valley, OR 97086.
- Douglas County: Meal services are available for pickup and delivery only. To sign up please call 503-313-3438.
- Deschutes County feeding evacuees three times a day currently sheltered at a local hotel.
- Jackson County Expo at 1 Peninger Rd, Central Point, OR 97502.
- Lane County feeding 75 firefighters working on the front lines twice a day.
- Linn and Benton Counties at the Linn Benton Fairgrounds at 3700 Knox Butte Rd E, Albany, OR 97322.
- Lincoln County: Emergency food boxes are available in Newport and Lincoln City.
- Marion County at the Oregon State Fairgrounds at 2330 17th St. NE, Salem, OR 97303.
- Multnomah County at the Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232.
- Marion County: To sign up email Jessica.Zielinski@usw.salvationarmy.org
- Douglas County: Volunteers are needed in Roseburg for assembling lunches and dinners for delivery. Volunteers are needed between 9/13 – 9/20. If you are able to help, please call 503-313-3438.
- For additional areas please email Lisa.Cole@usw.salvationarmy.org
The best way to help evacuees is to make a financial contribution. Monetary donations allow disaster responders to immediately meet the specific needs of the disaster. 100% of your donation stays in Oregon to respond directly to the needs of those impacted by the Oregon Wildfires. There are a variety of ways the public can support The Salvation Army’s disaster relief efforts:
Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY – Designate gift “Oregon Wildfire Relief”
Designate “Oregon Wildfire Relief” on check and mail to:
The Salvation Army Disaster Relief
8495 SE Monterey Ave.
Happy Valley, OR 97086