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Evacuations and road closures for September 2020 fires

Multiple areas in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Siskiyou counties remain under evacuation orders or warnings after winds spurred a flurry of wildfires throughout Oregon and California.

Posted: Sep 9, 2020 11:01 AM
Updated: Sep 24, 2020 3:24 PM

Almeda Drive Fire (Jackson County)

  • Level 3 "GO" evacuation orders: None at this time.
  • Level 2 "Be Set" evacuation warnings: None at this time.
  • Level 1 "Be Ready" evacuation notices: None at this time.
  • Road Closures: None at this time.

See the interactive map here for a more detailed view of the burned area.


South Obenchain Fire (Jackson County)

  • Level 3 "GO" evacuation orders: None at this time.
  • Level 2 "Be Set" evacuation warnings: Only areas immediately around the fire, stretching east from Obenchain Road to areas south of Butte Falls.
  • Level 1 "Be Ready" evacuation notices: All areas immediately around the fire stretching southeast from Shady Cove to include Butte Falls and along the north side of Highway 140 east of Brownsboro — with the exception of the Level 3 zone indicated above.
  • Road Closures: None at this time.

See the interactive map here for a more detailed view of evacuation area.


Slater Fire (Siskiyou & Josephine County)

  • Level 3 “GO”: 10,000 block of Takilma Road south to Oregon State line AND residences on Page Creek Road.
  • Level 2 “Be Set”: US Hwy 199 from Milepost 37 to the Oregon State Line. Includes Elk Creek Rd, Dwight Creek Rd, Althouse Creek area, Takilma Rd from 7,000 block to 10,000 block and Happy Camp Rd to Milepost 3.
  • Level 1 “Be Ready”: ALL residences on the NORTH side of Caves Hwy 46 from the WEST end of Holland Loop Road to Grayback Road.
  • Road Closures: None at this time.

See the interactive map here for a more detailed view of the evacuation area.


Two Four Two Fire (Klamath County)

  • Level 3 "GO" evacuation orders: None at this time.
  • Level 2 "Be Set" evacuation warnings:  None at this time.
  • Level 1 "Be Ready" evacuation notices: None at this time.
  • Road Closures: None at this time.

The Red Cross has established an evacuation center at Kla-Mo-Ya south of Chiloquin. Evacuees or those with questions are advised to not call 911 unless it is an emergency, but instead go to Kla-Mo-Ya in person. The Klamath County Fairgrounds are also available for evacuees with trailers or animals. RV hook-ups and animal holding facilities are available.


Brattain Fire (Lake County)

  • Level 3 "GO" evacuation orders: None at this time.
  • Level 2 "Be Set" evacuation warnings: None at this time.
  • Level 1 "Be Ready" evacuation notices: Highway 21 from Red House Lane (north of Paisley) north to Forest Road 29, also known as Government Harvey.

The Red Cross has an evacuation area at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Lakeview (1900 North 4th St.). There will be fire information there as well.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 33291

Reported Deaths: 555
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah7257140
Marion474395
Washington458160
Umatilla299841
Clackamas244862
Malheur164230
Lane126717
Jackson11715
Deschutes85912
Yamhill76914
Jefferson5458
Polk53515
Linn52513
Morrow5096
Lincoln48113
Union4462
Benton3226
Wasco2963
Klamath2902
Hood River2520
Douglas2394
Clatsop2180
Josephine2032
Columbia1821
Coos1580
Baker952
Crook631
Tillamook530
Lake330
Wallowa321
Curry310
Sherman180
Harney120
Grant100
Gilliam80
Unassigned00
Wheeler00

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 815654

Reported Deaths: 15782
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2692846551
Riverside591731216
San Bernardino54849952
Orange535571249
San Diego46985781
Kern32019369
Fresno28517390
Sacramento22438412
Alameda21323408
Santa Clara21294318
San Joaquin20357447
Contra Costa16702206
Stanislaus16496359
Tulare16071263
Ventura12812150
Imperial11877317
San Francisco11238101
Monterey1000872
San Mateo9950150
Santa Barbara9133113
Merced8939143
Kings766180
Sonoma7412122
Marin6727118
Solano641969
Madera455765
San Luis Obispo359729
Placer359645
Butte283744
Yolo282555
Santa Cruz23799
Sutter171711
Napa170513
San Benito134811
Yuba11588
El Dorado11444
Mendocino93918
Shasta88320
Lassen7410
Glenn5933
Tehama5795
Lake55911
Nevada5407
Colusa5326
Humboldt5098
Calaveras31714
Amador29616
Tuolumne2274
Inyo18815
Mono1662
Siskiyou1650
Del Norte1391
Mariposa762
Plumas500
Modoc270
Trinity160
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
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