The Sheriff's Office is issuing a Level 3 fire evacuation notice to all residents in the Marks Creek Area. On Highway 26 E Between the Mt Bachelor Academy and FS Road 2630.
This is an evacuation notice for this area
current conditions present specific and immediate threat(s) to the life and safety of persons within this area.
You are advised to evacuate immediately.
Fire and law enforcement personnel are working in this area to provide specific information on the route(s) to use for evacuation - evacuation rout is south / west toward the city of Prineville.
If you choose to ignore this advisement, you must understand that emergency services may not be available. Volunteers and other persons will not be allowed to enter the area to provide assistance.
Road blocks and 24 hour patrols will be established in the area. Residents will not be allowed to return until conditions are safe.
Area radio and tv stations have been asked to broadcast periodic updates.