Active Wildfire Prompts ‘Be ready’ Evacuation Notice for Sams Creek Road, Lincoln County

Posted on July 26, 2023

Lincoln County public safety agencies are responding to an active wildfire in the area of Sams Creek Road east of Toledo.

A Level 1 – BE READY – evacuation notice has been issued for all of Sams Creek Road off of Highway 20. The following is the message sent to subscribers in the evacuation zone:

LCSO – Wildfire Evacuations – Level 1 – BE READY – Sams Creek Road

This is a wildfire emergency alert from Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. There is an active fire at the junction of Sams Creek Road and Hwy 20. Fire Command and the Sheriff’s Office are issuing a Level 1 – BE READY to evacuate for the following areas: All of Sams Creek Road off of Hwy 20.

Level 1 – BE READY to evacuate means:

Be aware of danger in the area and stay informed. Continue to monitor your telephone devices for messages from Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. For anyone visiting or living in the area, if you choose to evacuate early you will need to go North on Sams Creek Road to Logsden Road to evacuate. Sams Creek Road is closed at Highway 20.

  • Make plans and prepare to evacuate. Gather necessary supplies for health, safety, and identification. For more info, visit www.co.lincoln.or.us
  • Act early if you are older, have children, disabilities, or limited access to transportation. Consider moving pets and livestock early
  • If you can do so safely, check with your neighbors, and share information. Ask for help if you need it. Offer help if you can give it.

For anyone in the area, if conditions change, you may receive a Level 2 – BE SET or Level 3 – GO NOW evacuation notice. You do not need to wait for another evacuation notice. Make the best decision for your safety.

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