Fire near Diamond Lake Resort Forces Level 3 Evacuations

Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office

DIAMOND LAKE, Ore. - A Level 3 Evacuation Order has been issued for all homes, cabins, recreation sites and the lodge at Diamond Lake. There is a significant wildfire burning in the area of the lake.

Danger to the area is current or imminent, and residents and visitors should evacuate immediately and without delay via the safest route possible. If you choose to ignore this advisement, you must understand that emergency services may not be able to assist you further. Do not delay leaving to gather any belongings or make efforts to protect any home or structure.

This will be the last notice that you receive.

Be advised Highway 138E is currently closed at Dry Creek. Alternate routes may be Highway 230 or Highway 97.