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This is an emergency notice from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office regarding the Echo Mountain Fire Complex evacuation levels with new downgrades and removals.

All current level 2 areas have been removed.

The current level 3 evacuation area remains with the exception of the Hwy 101/18 interchange and the residential addresses between mile post 0 and 5 which has been downgraded to a level 2.

Community Members in the newly downgrade level 2 area can return to their homes and business at this time.

ODOT has reopened Hwy 18 with pilot car’s escorting traffic from mile post 0 to mile post 5; please expect some delays during this time.

If you need transportation back to your home, you can call the County Call Center at 541-265-0621 (after 8am) for coordination.

Cautionary Re-entry Information:

· 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.

Continue to monitor local media sources, county website and your telephone devices to receive further information and updates.

Any additional questions can be forwarded to the Lincoln County Emergency Public Information Call Center at 541-265-0621, www.co.lincoln.or.us/echomountainfire .

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

541-265-0621

www.co.lincoln.or.us/echomountainfire

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