The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office has issued updated evacuation levels due to the 18,000-acre Cedar Creek Fire. The new evacuations include a long stretch of the Cascade Lakes Highway.
Here is the latest list as of 4:05 p.m. Wednesday as well as an interactive map below.
Level 3 means “Go Now” — The danger is imminent. Do not wait, do not pack up belongings. Level 2 means “Be Set” to evacuate. Level 1 means “Get Ready.”
The sheriff’s office says 911 will use wireless emergency alerts (WEA) to reach people in the evacuation areas that may not be signed up for Deschutes Alerts.
Level 3 – GO NOW
Areas east of the Lane County/Deschutes County Line, North of the Klamath County/Deschutes County line, northwest side of Wickiup Reservoir, the area surrounding Crane Prairie Reservoir and south of 6 Lakes Trail and Lava and Little Lava Lakes to include:
- Cultus Lake Lodge and Campground
- Little & Big Cove Boat-In Campground
- West Cultus Boat-In Campground
- Little Cultus
- Cultus Mountain
- Crane Prairie Reservoir
- Brown’s Mountain
- Lemish Butte
- Ketchketch Butte
- Johnny Lake
Level 2 – BE SET
North of the line delineating Township 20S from Township 19S, east of the Lane County/Deschutes County line, south of 6 Lakes Trail, and west of Cascade Lakes Highway to include
- Lucky Butte
- Williamson Mountain
- Winopee, Snowshoe, Senoj, Big Finger, Upper Snowshoe, Long, Puppy, Leech, Goldeneye, and Lucky Lakes
The northwest side of Davis Lake
Level 1 – BE READY
The area surrounding Lava and Little Lava Lakes
The lightning-caused fire was at 18,143 acres and 12% contained as of Wednesday morning.
Many of you may have woken up Wednesday to find wildfire ash on your vehicle. Our Brooke Snavely shot this video of ash on his vehicle.