(Posted Sept. 8, 7:30 a.m.)
Central Lane 911 has been receiving many calls regarding the smoke in the Eugene and surrounding region. Please do not call 911 about the smoke unless you see a specific source of a fire or smoke.
McKenzie Fire Updates and Evacuation Notices
Fire Safety Messages
- Avoid the area: Do not approach the area as fire crews are working to respond. Unnecessary traffic can cause delays and confusion during the response. Respect any road closures.
- Follow the evacuation notices: If you are under an evacuation notice, please comply with requests made for Level 1 (Be Ready), Level 2 (Be Set) and Level 3 (Go Now).
Air Quality Updates and Information
Smoke Safety Tips
- Stay indoors and keep windows and doors shut.
- Do not exercise outdoors.
- Be prepared for power loss by having flashlights, headlamps and candles available.
- If you have heart or lung disease or asthma, follow your healthcare provider’s advice.