Lake Oswego lifts state of emergency
At 5 p.m. Tuesday, the city of Lake Oswego announced its state of emergency had been lifted.
City Manager Martha Bennett declared the state of emergency Friday, Sept. 11 in response to the wildfires spreading across the region. The City Council ratified the declaration Saturday, with the intent to revisit it during a Tuesday meeting.
The city announced the state of emergency was lifted shortly after Tuesday's meeting concluded.
Effective at 5:01 p.m. 9/15, the #LakeOswego wildfires state of emergency has been lifted. While activities that were banned under this emergency order are now permitted, it is still important to avoid any activities that could start a fire, cause a spark, or generate heat.— City of Lake Oswego (@LakeOswegoInfo) September 16, 2020
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