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LOCAL NEWS Tillamook Emergency Management Issues Evacuation Order

From Tillamook Emergency Management:

Mandatory evacuation ordered due to Fire in Idaville Area.

Tillamook County Incident Command has ordered a mandatory evacuation for Evacuation Level 3 – 

Leave Immeadiately

Waltz Hill Rd to Baseline Rd
Baseline Rd to Bewley Rd
Bewley Rd to Vaughn Rd
Vaughn Rd to Aldebrook Rd

This incudes Willowbrook Dr, Timberline Rd, Salmonberry Rd, Seattle Rd east of Bewley Rd, western Nobel Springs, and Pike Rd. We are also evacuating Kilchis Park.

Parts of Kilchis Rd are expected to go level 3 soon.  

Surrounding areas are Level 2

Be ready to evacuate immediately

ADDITIONALLY – Otis Fire is flared up, Hwy 18 is closed, US 101 S/B is closed at Slab Creek Rd S. and North Lincoln City is under level 3 evacuation all the way down to the outlet malls.  This will cause people from Lincoln to come north looking for shelter.  


Those who are evacuating, the Tillamook County Fairgrounds is the evacuation site. We are housing evacuees in the 4H Dorms. They are also able to accept horses, dogs, and cats, as well as other animals. If you have questions please contact the fairgrounds Cami at 503-864-8052 for housing persons and horses. Hayden at 503-812-6189 for all other livestock or domestic animals.


Please stay out of the area to allow emergency responders to work.  Please do not call Tillamook 911 unless you have and emergency.  Tillamook County Fairgrounds is available for shelter for residents and animals from horses to dogs / cats, and other small animals.  Please contact Fairgrounds with shelter questions 503-869-8052 Cami or all other animals / livestock 503-812-6189 Hayden.