On June 7, 2014 at approximately 12:48 p.m., Deschutes County 9-1-1 received reports of two separate fires in the forested area northwest of Tumalo Reservoir. Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the scene.
The fire is approximately 300 acres in size. The Saddleback Subdivision area evacuation started at approximately 4:00 p.m. Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office deputies and members of Search and Rescue are conducting the evacuation notification.
Residents in the Saddleback area on the WEST side of Johnson Road are to evacuate SOUTHBOUND toward Shevlin Park. Residents on the EAST side of Johnson Road are to evacuate NORTHBOUND on Johnson Road. This is requested to ensure a smooth and efficient evacuation. There are several road closures in the area of the fire, as well as the areas being evacuated.
Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue volunteers are currently evacuating residents on Skyliner’s Road, west of the City of Bend.
The Cascade Middle School has been designated as an emergency shelter coordinated by the local Red Cross. The Deschutes County Fairgrounds has been designated as a livestock shelter for those needing a place to keep livestock.
FOR FIRE INFORMATION call 541-550-4850