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Level 2 "BE SET" Reduced to Level 1 "BE READY" for Some Tiller Residents Impacted By Devils Knob Complex (Photo) - 09/11/21

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. - The Douglas County Sheriff's Office has reduced a previously issued Level 2 “BE SET!" evacuation notice put into place as a result of the Smith Fire burning within the Devil's Knob Complex Fires east of Tiller.

Effective Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 8:00 a.m., the Sheriff's Office has reduced the following homes from a Level 2 “BE SET” Evacuation Notice to a Level 1 “BE READY” Evacuation Advisory

  • All homes on South Umpqua Road, starting at Jackson Creek Road, east up to Dumont Creek Campground. This includes all homes and addresses between these two points. 
    • Terry Lane
    • Johnnie Springs Road
    • Lizotte Road

“Residents should be aware that the danger to the area has not fully been eliminated and they should continue to closely monitor the situation and be ready to leave should the danger increase,” Sgt. Brad O'Dell said. 

When returning home or traveling through the area, motorists are asked to slow their speeds and be alert to hazards and firefighting activity. 

Residents are encouraged to visit the interactive evacuation map at for current evacuation information. 

Additionally, residents are encouraged to register to receive emergency alerts from the Sheriff's Office by registering at

Fire activity information for the Devil's Knob Complex can be obtained from: 

Facebook Page: 
Fire Information: (541) 900-6133 (8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.)

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