Zone 32 has a Level 1 Evacuation Order – Get ready to evacuate. This status will be reevaluated in the morning on Tuesday, July 4.
See Emergency Evacuation Zones on the City's interactive website.
- The 8 houses on Snowberry Road that were evacuated early in the evening of July 3 are able to return to their homes.
- Bulldozers are on the scene to put a hard line around the fire.
FIRE INFORMATION - UPDATED 10:45 P.M., JULY 3, 2023
At 6:02 p.m., July 3, a fire was reported on Moon Mountain (Rockrose Lane and Woodfern Lane). Eugene Springfield Fire is on scene with multiple fire service agencies across Lane County. The fire is in steep terrain and is approximately 40 acres. Please avoid the area to allow emergency vehicles access. Eugene Police is also on scene for traffic direction and with the Drone Team.
Additional resources, including the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) and multiple agencies from all local area fire departments are also on scene. Command of the incident will be transferred to ODF Western Lane and fire crews will be on the scene throughout the night. Residents will see visible smoke and embers within the perimeter of the fire. Crews will evaluate the need for additional resources in the morning of July 4 in preparation for hot and dry weather conditions. More updates will be provided tomorrow morning after the fire has been evaluated.
This is a Eugene parks area.
Nearby residents should expect to see smoke and fire throughout the night while agencies work to contain the fire.
You can contact the City’s dispatch center at 541-682-5111
TO RECEIVE EMERGENCY ALERTS
Emergency Alerts are sent through Everbridge. Alerts for landlines are automatic, but you must sign up to receive alerts on a cell phone. Go to www.LaneAlerts.org to create a free Lane Alerts account and select where and how you would like to receive emergency alerts. Residents can also text their ZIP code to 888777.
WAYS TO STAY INFORMED
SOCIAL MEDIA: Eugene Springfield Fire Facebook page