Learn more about the active wildfires in the areas surrounding Lincoln City.
High winds, along with hot, dry conditions resulted in multiple fires igniting in Lincoln County. This has created power outages, road closures, and evacuations. The most immediate threat to Lincoln City is the Echo Mountain Fire Complex.
Regular wildfire updates from Lincoln County are posted on their website. You can also sign up for Lincoln Alerts emergency notification system, which issues critical information via phone, text, email, and other channels.
The Lincoln County Call Center can be reached at by phone at 541-265-0621 and by email at email@example.com.
Check out Lincoln County's Fire Boundary Map for more details about the fire's location.
All roads are currently open. However, road conditions can change at any time. For the latest travel advisories, visit TripCheck.com.
Power has been restored to most of the city and the surrounding areas, but the status of outages can change at any time. View an Outage Map on Pacific Power's website.
Evacuation status has downgraded. There are no longer areas inside of Lincoln City under evacuation notice. View the most current Echo Mountain Fire Complex Evacuation Map. There is also an Interactive Evacuation Map, which provides additional detail.
A Red Cross Service Assistance Center is located at the Lincoln City Community Center (2150 NE Oar Place). If you have been displaced or lost your home, the center can help find housing solutions.
For a list of temporary shelters, visit the Red Cross Oregon website.
People can take their livestock to the Livestock County Commons at 633 NE 3rd St, Newport.
With the fire contained, air quality has returned to normal. Check the Current Air Quality for the area.
The burn ban has been lifted throughout Lincoln County. Backyard debris burning is still closed at this time. Lincoln County fire agencies ask the public to be careful with fire. Make sure and attend your fire, have a water supply and fire tools available, and put your fire ‘cold’ out when you are finished. More Lincoln County fire resources.
If you are displaced and looking for family members, or want to share that you are safe, visit the Red Cross Safe and Well Program.
For animals that are in the Echo Mountain Fire region, Animal Services is responding in the evacuation zones as close to the firelines as safely possible. Head to Lincoln County's Lost & Found page to report a lost animal and for other helpful information.
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Even with the taxing wildfire events, Oregon has experienced over the past few weeks, a reminder that we are still amid a global pandemic. If you have been evacuated, or whenever possible, remember the four simple things you can do to yourself and others safe.
Depending on your evacuation location, you may start to cautiously return home. It is always advisable to do a safety check of your home and property when you return. You may experience some intermittent power disruption over the next few days.
The Echo Mountain Fire Distribution Center is located at the Lincoln City Outlets in suite 118 (near the play area and across from Maurices). If you are displaced from the fire and need clothes, bedding, shoes, or toiletries please come get what you need. They are open from 2-6pm (hours to increase).
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Any community member who experienced fire or wind damage to their home, business, outbuildings, or vehicles are encouraged to complete the Lincoln County online damage assessment process to report their damages. Any property owner or renter who experienced damage may also fill out the online FEMA financial assistance application – even if you have insurance. Another option for business owners and property owners is to apply through the SBA for low-interest loans for their recovery efforts.
Make sure to get in touch with your insurance company to start a claim. Take photos of your damaged home and belongings, and make a list of damaged or lost items.
To help navigate available assistance, visit the Multi-agency Resource Center at the Lincoln City Outlets in Suite 200.
At this time donations are NOT needed in Lincoln County, Oregon, but they may be needed soon. Our communities have donated so many items that an inventory and needs assessment needs to be completed before more donations are received. We will provide more information on the needs once this process is done.
If you would still like to donate or volunteer, please visit: oregonrecovers.communityos.org
To all the first responders, businesses, private citizens, and volunteers who are contributing to the wildfire response, Explore Lincoln City would like the express the deep collective gratitude of the Lincoln City community. You are among our true heroes and we appreciate everything you are doing to keep us safe.