Central Oregon Wildfire Updates

LEVEL 0

“INFORMATION ONLY ”


There are currently NO FIRES near Black Butte Ranch, however we do experience smoke from time to time.

Thankfully, the rain helped clear the air, and all Black Butte Ranch services are open*.

  Conditions change quickly, so please check these Links & Resources below for up-to-the-minute details.


All BBR service outlets are open  | Check hours

Highway Closures | Check TripCheck for current info.

BBR FIRE DEPARTMENT

Wildfire Info   |  BB Fire Facebook

CENTRAL OREGON FIRE

Central Oregon Fire Information

 Central Oregon Emergency Information Network 

InciWeb – details for large fires, contact info & latest evacuation/closures.

ODF statewide wildfire blog

State of Oregon Fires Dashboard

HIGHWAY CLOSURES

Tripcheck-Highway Closures

HOW TO HELP

Travel Oregon – How to Help

RED CROSS

Red Cross Cascades Region

The Red Cross’ Safe and Well program continues to be an excellent way to find and connect with displaced family members. https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php

Wildfire Evacuation Readiness

NEWS

KTVZ Fire Alert 

 Nugget News

MAPS

https://www.wildfiresnearme.wfmrda.com/

SOCIAL MEDIA

Lionshead Fire MapLionshead Fire Information | @LionsheadFire 

Twitter, follow: @CentralORFire  & @COEmergencyInfo

Central Oregon Fire Twitter Feed

Oregon Dept. of Forestry Central Oregon Twitter Feed

Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District Twitter Feed

Oregon State Fire Marshal Facebook

Oregon Department of Forestry Facebook

Emergency Preparedness Things to Do

Sign up for Deschutes County Emergency Text Alerts. You will be among the first to know the latest emergency updates and evacuation notifications. Be sure to use your Black Butte Ranch street address, and include local and cell phone numbers.

 1. TextCOFIRE” to 888-777 to receive wildfire and prescribed fire text alerts or click here.

2.  Central Oregon Emergency Information Network. (CEOIN)
SIGN UP to receive CEOIN information and alerts here.

WHAT IF

In the event of an emergency, the Black Butte Ranch Emergency Plan will go into effect.  During an emergency, we make every effort to communicate with BBR property owners. Your well being and our surrounding communities are important to us. Our priority is our homeowner, guest and employee safety, and we are monitoring the situation and in constant contact with authorities.

We will update communications via these channels as the situation changes.

  1. WEBSITE:  This Emergency Updates webpage will be the primary conduit for Ranch information. (Click the Emergency Updates link at the bottom of each BBR webpage for easy access.) This page will include links to official sources of information.
  2. EMAIL: Subscribe to the View from the Ranch email list for owners, for important news items that are sent as needed to BBR owners.
  3. VOICE MESSAGE  Emergency phone message line 541.595.1502 (Levels 2+)
  4. CHANNEL 3:  Bend Broadband Cable Channel 3 (on Ranch only) will provide info sources
  5. PHONE: Welcome Center (General Information) 541.595.1252
  6. PERSONAL HEALTH EMERGENCIES:  Call 911

Should an evacuation become necessary, our BBR Police and Fire departments will work in conjunction with the Deschutes Co. Sheriff’s department, Search and Rescue and other agencies to assist.

You should also sign up for the Deschutes County Emergency Alert System

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s office is in charge of evacuations.  Call  at 541-693-6911.

Deschutes County Evacuation Levels

LEVEL 1 BE READY
LEVEL 1:  means “BE READY” for potential evacuation. Residents should be aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media outlets for information. This is the time for preparation and precautionary movements of persons with special needs, mobile property and (under certain circumstances) pets and livestock. If conditions worsen, emergency services personnel may contact you via an emergency notification system.

LEVEL 2 GET SET
LEVEL 2: “GET SET” to evacuate. You must prepare to leave at a moment’s notice. This level indicates there is significant danger to your area, and residents should either voluntary relocate to a shelter or with family and friends outside of the affected area, or if choosing to remain, to be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Residents MAY have time to gather necessary items, but doing so is at their own risk. This may be the only notice you receive. Emergency services cannot guarantee that they will be able to notify you if conditions rapidly deteriorate. Area media services will be asked to broadcast periodic updates.

LEVEL 3 GO
LEVEL  3:  means”GO” evacuate now. Leave immediately! Danger to your area is current or imminent, and you should evacuate immediately. If you choose to ignore this advisement, you must understand that emergency services may not be available to assist you further. DO NOT delay leaving to gather any belongings or make efforts to protect your home. This will be the last notice you receive.