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Date: August 27, 2020 / 11 am

Firefighters have continued to make good progress on the Green Ridge Fire.  At this time, all Level 1 (Be Ready) Pre-Evacuation notices have been lifted.  There are still area closures in place issued by the Deschutes National Forest.  Please use caution in the area around the Green Ridge Fire as fire personnel and equipment will continue to be working in the area.

For up to date information, follow:

  • Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter and Facebook
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office on Facebook

Current maps including evacuation areas can be found at:

www.deschutes.org/emergency

For fire information, you can visit the Central Oregon Fire Information site at:

www.centraloregonfire.org

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Updated Joint Press Release by Deschutes and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Offices

Released by: DCSO Sgt. Nathan Garibay – Emergency Services Manager

Date:   August 24, 2020

The Level 2 (Get Set) Evacuation notices for residences north of Indian Ford between Green Ridge Rd (FS 11) and Fly Lake Rd (USFS 2050/2055) have been reduced to Level 1 (Be Ready) Pre-Evacuation Notice.

A Level 1 (Be Ready) Pre-Evacuation notice is issued for the following areas:

  • Residences along Indian Ford Road from Hwy 20 to Stevens Canyon Road
  • Residences east of Fly Lake Rd (FS 2055) to Stevens Canyon Rd (including all residences along Stevens Canyon Rd)
  • Private residences and campgrounds west of USFS 14 within the Metolius Basin in the Camp Sherman area.
  • Residences in Jefferson County north of the Deschutes County line, west of Whychus Creek and the Deschutes River north to Lake Billy Chinook.  This includes areas commonly referred to as Geneva, Grandview, Three Rivers, Air Park Estates, Perry South and Monty Campgrounds.

Level 1: Means “BE READY“ for potential evacuation. Residents should be aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media outlets for information. This is the time for preparation and precautionary movements of persons with special needs, mobile property and (under certain circumstances) pets and livestock. If conditions worsen, emergency services personnel may contact you via an emergency notification system.

Please avoid these evacuation areas and abide by any area closures issued by the Deschutes National Forest.

Follow the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter and Facebook for up to date information.

Current maps including evacuation areas can be found at:

www.deschutes.org/emergency

For fire information, you can visit the Central Oregon Fire Information site at:

www.centraloregonfire.org

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