Riverside and Dowty Road fires: What you need to know
As of Saturday, Sept. 13, the Riverside Fire spans 133,799 acres, the Dowty Road fire is at 1,500 acres,
The Riverside fire is at 0% containment, and the Dowty Road fire 20% contained.
City of Estacada, Eagle Creek, Barton, George, Dover, Dodge, Springwater and Mt. Hood National Forest.
Evacuation orders are in effect for the city of Estacada, Eagle Creek, Barton, George, Dover, Dodge, and portions of Springwater (Level 3 - Go now!); and portions of Springwater and Redland (Level 2 - Be set to evacuate). All of Clackamas County is on Level 1 (Be ready for potential evacuation). View the evacuation map here.
Where to go
An evacuation site is at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Portland. Pets are allowed.
Additionally, Clackamas Town Center, 12000 SE 82nd Ave., Happy Valley, and the Oregon Conference Headquarters of Seventh-day Adventists, 19800 Oatfield Road, Gladstone, are available for RV parking. The Milwaukie-Portland Elks Lodge, 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Oak Grove, is available for RVs and tents.
How to help
As of Thursday, Sept. 10, Clackamas Fire has said they do not need assistance from the community. They are no longer accepting bottled water or food donations. To learn more about donating hygiene items, contact the Red Cross at 503-284-1234.
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