Day: September 17, 2020

HUD ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR VICTIMS OF OREGON WILDFIRES- Foreclosure protection offered to displaced families

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced federal disaster assistance for the State of Oregon to provide support to homeowners and low-income renters displaced from their homes in areas affected by wildfires and straight-line winds. On September 15th, President Trump issued a major disaster declaration for the following counties in Oregon: Clackamas, Douglas, Jackson, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, and Marion.

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Sept 17 Echo Mountain Wildfire Update

2:00PM – LCSO – Echo Mtn Fire Evacuation Level Removed – 50th Street and Highland
The following areas have been removed from the evacuation levels:
NE 50th Street
NE Highland Road
If you need transportation back to your home, you can call the County Call Center at 541-265-0621 (after 8am) for coordination.
Any additional questions can be forwarded to the Lincoln County Emergency Public Information Call Center at 541-265-0621, .
Continue to monitor local media sources, county website and your telephone devices to receive further information and updates.
Fire Damage and Recovery information is available on the Echo Mtn Fire Complex web.

You can also find fire damage and recovery information here.