The City of Springfield is a committed to your health and safety. This page will be updated to reflect current information about changes or impacts at the City or within city limits. You will also find links to trusted sources to other fire related information and community resources.
- Detailed information and to sign up for Alerts go to http://www.lanecounty.org/mckenziefire
- Searchable map to confirm your address is under an evacuation notice – Lane County addresses only – http://www.lanecounty.org/mckenziefire
Residents who are affected by the McKenzie/Holiday Farm Fire who have inquiries may call Lane County’s non-emergency call center at 541.682.3977 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. After-hours calls will be transferred to the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency phone line.
State of Oregon
- Statewide wildfire information – https://wildfire.oregon.gov/
- Updates regarding firefighting progress can be found on Inciweb at https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7170/
- State’s Facebook page for the fire – https://www.facebook.com/HolidayFarmFire
Evacuation Notices within Springfield
UPDATE: The Level 1 (Be Ready) Evacuation Notice for all of the Thurston area has been canceled.
- Level 1 Notice for Thurston Area of Springfield – English
- Aviso de evacuación de nivel 1 para el área de Thurston de Springfield – en español
Fire Restrictions in Springfield
UPDATE: A resolution to end the fire restrictions is included on the Monday, 9/21 City Council meeting agenda.
In a continued effort to keep our community safe, fire prohibition are now in effect. Use of any of the following are prohibited during the declared state of emergency:
- Use of any open flame, spark producing or heat emitting tool, equipment or process capable of igniting a fire;
- Any recreational fire; and
- Any outdoor barbeque, grill, or smoker, except for those using gas or electricity that can be shut off immediately.
These prohibitions are in effect until September 22 unless ended earlier by City Council.
The Red Cross is available to offer resources to those who have been impacted by the Holiday Farm Fire. For Red Cross resource, please call 1.888.680.1455 or 1.503.284.1234.
- Veneta – Space with no utilities, must be self-contained. Animals if friendly and controlled (goats and other animals on the site). Call Con at 541.729.7489. Evacuee’s only.
- North West Eugene – Space with lights, 3 portable restrooms, access to EWEB hose connection. Space for up to 50 RVs. Call Jordan at 541.321.3654.
- For pet and livestock rescue from evacuation zones or to have pets or livestock fed and watered, call 541.285.8227.
- To file a lost or missing pet report, call Greenhill Humane Society at 541.689.1503.
- Lane County Animal Services has established a receiving and boarding site for livestock (to include horses, goats, fowl etc.) at the Lane County Events Center Horse Arena (located at 796 W 13thAve, next to the Ice Rink). Please call LCAS at 541.285.8227 to confirm space.
- Lane County Animals in Disaster has deployed to Greenhill Humane Society at 85530 Green Hill Rd, to receive and care for domestic cats, dogs, and other small domestic pets. Please call 541.689.1503 for more information.
Donations and Volunteering
- United Way of Lane County: https://www.unitedwaylane.org/wildfires
- United Way of Lane County is now accepting applications to their wildfire fund. Application form and more information at https://www.unitedwaylane.org/wildfire-fund-application
- American Red Cross: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html or call 541.344.5244
- Donate Blood – Bloodworks Northwest is hosting a pop-up Blood Drive at the Holiday Inn Express in Springfield (919 Kruse Way). Appointments and masks required. Make an appointment online at https://schedule.bloodworksnw.org/DonorPortal/GroupLanding.aspx?s=513B or call 800.398.7888.
- Volunteer – The mission of the Lane County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) is to bring together a broad array of community organizations to foster an effective response to the people of Lane County in times of disaster. https://lane.recovers.org/
American Red Cross Safe and Well Registry – https://safeandwell.communityos.org
UPDATE: LRAPA’s air quality monitor on City Hall is currently not working correctly. For real time air quality readings in Springfield go to Purpleair.com.
Lane Regional Air Protection Agency
- Information and Air Quality Index readings: https://www.lrapa.org/
- Main Line – 541.736.1056
State of Oregon
- Air quality updates – http://oregonsmoke.blogspot.com/
- Oregon Health Authority – Tips to Help Protect Against Smoke
Smoke and Respite Shelter Information
Highway 126: For updated travel information, please go to https://www.tripcheck.com/
City of Springfield Facilities and Services
- Updates posted at https://www.facebook.com/SpringfieldOR or https://twitter.com/spfldoregon
- And on the City’s website at https://www.springfield-or.gov/
- City Emergency Declarations –
- City Fire Restrictions – English
- Restricciones de incendios de la ciudad – en español
- Council’s Letter to Fire Responders
- Council’s Letter to the Community
- Updates posted at https://www.willamalane.org/district_info/alerts.php
- Updates also available at https://www.facebook.com/Willamalane/ or https://twitter.com/willamalane
- General information: https://www.willamalane.org/
- General inquiries: 541.736.4544
Springfield Utility Board (SUB)
- Power or Water Outages – Report and Updates – https://www.subutil.com/outage-information/ or call 541.726.2395 or 541.746.8451
- Main Line – 541.746.8451
- Updates also available at https://www.facebook.com/SpringfieldUtilityBoard/
- General information: https://www.subutil.com/
Updated at 10:31 pm, 9.21.2020