Weather Alert

Watch: Clackamas County Wildfire Update Sunday

Clackamas County, Ore. – Clackamas County and our partners will hold a 30-minute press conference Sunday Sept. 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in the Board of Clackamas County Commissioners hearing room, in Oregon City. Fm News 101 will carry it here so you can watch the update on KXL.com

Speakers will include:

  • Captain Brandon Paxton, Clackamas Fire Public Information Officer (emcee)
  • Lance Lighty, Oregon State Fire Marshall Incident Commander
  • Alan Sinclair, SW Incident Management Team #1 Incident Commander
  • Nancy Bush, Clackamas County Disaster Management Director
  • Craig Roberts, Clackamas County Sheriff

(Speakers and order may change.)

Clackamas County will stream the press conference live on Facebook (www.facebook.com/ClackamasCounty), YouTube (#ClackCo TV) and on the Clackamas County Government channel.

Many evacuation orders have been lowered in Clackamas county, except for the areas under level 3 go now – which remain at level 3.

Effective immediately (Sunday, Sept. 13), the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is dropping the evacuation level from Level 1 to Normal for Wilsonville, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Clackamas, Happy Valley, Gladstone, Tualatin, Milwaukie, and some areas near Boring and Damascus.   

The newly revised fire-evacuation map is here:
https://ccgis-mapservice.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=fe0525732f1a4f679b75a5ccf1c84b30

IMPORTANT: There are NO reductions in Level 3 (“Go”) or Level 2 (“Set”) areas at this time.

The Sheriff’s Office made the decision in collaboration with the Riverside Fire Incident Management Team SWA Team 1, Office of the Oregon State Fire Marshal, Oregon Department of Forestry, the U.S. Forest Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

Air quality remains extremely poor due to wildfire smoke. Residents are encouraged to stay inside. Keep an eye on https://www.oregon.gov/deq/aq/Pages/aqi.aspx and other resources below for air-quality updates.


#ClackamasWildfires RESOURCE LINKS FOR CLACKAMAS COUNTY:

Official updates on the Riverside Fire:
https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7174/
Hotline: 541-638-0668

Clackamas County wildfire updates:
https://www.clackamas.us/wildfires
Hotline: 503-655-8224

Clackamas County wildfire evacuation map:
https://ccgis-mapservice.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=fe0525732f1a4f679b75a5ccf1c84b30

Clackamas County Disaster Management encourages people to sign up for PublicAlerts — it allows county residents to opt-in to receive critical wildfire emergency messaging via email, phone call, and text. Sign up now at https://www.clackamas.us/dm/publicalerts

Wildfire resource from the State of Oregon — including a Fires & Hotspots Map, Air Quality Index info, a list of experts to follow, and more:
https://wildfire.oregon.gov

Air quality updates:

Curfew information from the Clackamas County Commissioners:
https://www.clackamas.us/news/2020-09-11/clackamas-county-establishes-curfew-during-wildfire-crisis-the-curfew-is-effective-immediately-between-10-pm-and-6-am

PublicAlerts “Wildfire 2020” resource page:
https://www.publicalerts.org/Hazards/Wildfire-2020



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