Wildfire evacuations are mapped on wc-roads.com

For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 10, 2020

Sponsored by: Department of Land Use and Transportation

Click to view mapThe Chehalem Mountain-Bald Peak, Power Line (Hagg Lake) and Clackamas County wildfires evacuation areas are now available on the www.wc-roads.com interactive map.

Some of the mapped evacuations areas include all three levels – Level 1 Be Ready, Level 2 Be Set, Level 3 Go. Click on each area to determine the relevant level.

The evacuation areas are closed for safety reasons. Do not travel into and/or near the area unless absolutely necessary to avoid interfering with emergency vehicles. Follow evacuation instructions provided by emergency responders and do not enter Level 3 evacuation areas.

Washington County Land Use & Transportation partnered with Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, Clackamas County and Forest Grove Fire Department to provide the real-time evacuation maps using GIS technology. In addition to the evacuation area locations for all three fires, the map includes information on related emergency traffic impacts and general road construction. Visit www.wc-roads.com.

Washington County is committed to planning, building and maintaining a great transportation system, ensuring the safety of all roadway users, and operating the County roadway system in cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.

Media Contact:

Melissa De Lyser, Public Affairs and Communications Manager
503-846-4963
melissa_de_lyser@co.washington.or.us