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Salem, OR—Situation Summary - Oregon Wildfires - Sept. 14, 2020

Fire crews continue to focus on protection of life and property. Evacuation orders continue to change as fire activity and containment levels change; check for the latest maps and evacuation levels. Air quality remains at hazardous levels down the I-5 corridor and the Columbia Gorge. Red Flag Wanings for high winds remain in effect in parts of Jackson, Lake and Klamath Counties.

Human Impacts

Confirmed fatalities: 10
Source: Oregon State Medical Examiner

Missing persons: 22
Source: Law Enforcement Data System (LEDS)

Sheltered persons: 4,569
Congregate - 2,149
Non-congregate - 2,420

Daily Stats

Acres burned: Approximately 1 million
Source: Oregon Department of Forestry

Residences destroyed: 1,145
Source: Integrated Reporting of Wildland Fire Information (IRWIN)

Other structures destroyed: 512
Source: Integrated Reporting of Wildland Fire Information (IRWIN)

Need to Know
Let loved ones know you are safe by registering iwth the American Red Cross Safe and Well Website. Contact local law enforcement with concerns regarding missing family members.

Media Resources of the Day
- Active fire dashboard

- Governor Brown's 1 p.m. press conference

- Oregon Wildfire News

Contact Information

Cory Grogan
Paula Negele



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