Wildfire Information

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.

Last Updated September 22, 2020, at 10:30 am

Oregon Department of Forestry, North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office have removed the Level 3 evacuation to allow property owners and residents to return to the area permanently.

The initial damage assessment has been completed. Road and utility safety concerns have been mitigated, though utility services will be working in the area for several more days. Be aware that utility outages may occur for several more days as water, gas and power repairs continue.

A multi-agency resource center offering county community services will begin tomorrow. Watch local news sources, website, and Lincoln Alerts for more information in the next few hours.

If you need transportation to return home, please contact the call center.
Any additional questions can be forwarded to the Lincoln County Emergency Public Information Call Center at 541-265-0621, www.co.lincoln.or.us/echomount... Damage and Recovery information is available on our Echo Mtn Fire Complex website.

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Regional Updates

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 lincolncocallcenter@co.lincoln.or.us.

Echo Mountain Fire Complex Area

Check out Lincoln County's Fire Boundary Map for more details about the fire's location.

Travel Alerts

Road conditions are changing on a regular basis. For the latest travel advisories, visit TripCheck.com.

Power Outages

Lincoln City is currently experiencing power disruptions. Power has been restored to most of the city, but the status of outages can change at any time. View an Outage Map on Pacific Power's website.

Evacuation

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.

Evacuation Sites

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.

Air Quality

The smoke from the Echo Mountain Fire Complex, compounded by other Northwest fires, has caused hazardous air quality. Limit outdoor activity as much as possible at this time. Check the Current Air Quality for the area.

Burn Ban

A burn ban is currently in effect throughout Lincoln County. The fire ban applies to wood, charcoal, and other flame sources that cannot be turned off with a valve. This ban includes fires in campgrounds and on the beaches. More Lincoln County fire resources.

Social Media Accounts to Follow

Lincoln County Emergency Management
North Lincoln Fire and Rescue
Lincoln City Police Department
Echo Mountain Complex
Explore Lincoln City

Website Resources

Oregon Office of Emergency Management
Oregon Department of Forestry
Governor's Wildlife Resources

Lincoln County Emergency Management
City of Lincoln City

Looking for Family Members?

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.

Lost Pets or Animals?

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.

Debunking Rumors

All sorts of information has been flying around about Lincoln City and the surrounding wildfires. We're here to Debunk Wildfire Rumors for you.

COVID-19 and Wildfire

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.

  1. Wear a mask
  2. Maintain six feet of social distance
  3. Wash your hands
  4. Stay home (or away from others as much as possible) if sick

Explore our COVID-19 Resources Page

When Can I Come Home?

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.

Recovery

Take photos of your damaged home and belongings. Make a list of damaged or lost items. File a claim with your insurance company.

FEMA Assistance

Registration is open for those affected by the wildfires in Lincoln County. If you have phone or internet access, register by visiting disasterassistance.gov, calling 1-800-621-3362, or using the FEMA app. Disaster assistance may include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover.

Resources & Supplies

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).

Other resources and supplies:

Donations & Volunteers

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

Thank You!

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.