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News Release
Update to Bridge Drive Fire North of La Pine - Evacuation Levels Lifted at Sunset Tonight(Photo) - 05/09/19

Update Released by Sgt William Bailey at 7:00pm

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, in coordination with fire managers, will be lifting all evacuation notices for the Lazy River South subdivision at sunset tonight. 

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Released by Sgt. William Bailey – Public Information Officer

Release Date May 8, 2019 at 7:30pm

The Deschutes County Sheriff Office, in coordination with fire managers, will be lowering all residences previously under Level 3 evacuations notices to Level 1 – Be Ready at 7:30pm this evening.  Level 1 Be Ready means be ready for potential evacuation due to a fire in your area.

The road closure on Bridge Drive at Otter Drive has also been opened.  We ask people to limit travel into the area and use caution due to fire and emergency vehicle traffic on the area roadways.  

Fire size has been mapped at 11.9 acres and one residence was destroyed in the fire.  There were no human injuries reported.  The cause of fire is currently under investigation.

The following agencies responded to assist with the fire:  La Pine Fire District, Bend Fire Department, Redmond Fire and Rescue, Sunriver Fire Department, Oregon Department of Forestry, Central Oregon Fire Management Service (USFS and BLM), Walker Range Fire Protection Association, Crescent Fire District, Alfalfa Fire District, Jefferson County Fire District, Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District, Cloverdale Fire District, Warm Springs Fire and Life Safety, Crook County Fire District, and the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshall.

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