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Evacuations in place as fire burns between Canby, Oregon City – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-07-14 22:01:56 –

KOIN, Oregon — A wildfire began to burn between Canby and Oregon City on Wednesday afternoon, urging evacuation.

Highway 99E was closed in both directions between Mileposts 13 and 18 while the crew was working to contain the flames. The driver should avoid the area.

Level 3 “Go Now!” According to Clackamas County officials, evacuation is taking place in a 1/4 mile radius of 2300 blocks on South End Road. The Red Cross has set up a temporary shelter at Clackamas Fairgrounds on 694 NE 4th Avenue in Canby. We recommend heading to the trade fair venue. Animals are also welcome.

Level 2 “Get Set” evacuation will take place at Reflection Lane and S. End Road between addresses 20105 and 19952.

For the latest evacuation information, Clackamas Koriyama Fire Warning Website..

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Wildfires are burning throughout the state as Oregon continues to address the characteristic hot, dry and windy conditions. This includes Bootleg Fire, the largest wildfire in the United States at the moment.

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