Travel and Road Information
Smoke and orange light cause visibility issues, particularly for motorists. Extra care is needed to assure safety for cars, pedestrians and cyclists. Please ensure:
- Reduce non-essential trips.
- Lights on for safety.
- Take extra care at intersections and merging (look twice).
- Reduce distractions – pull over & stop to take photos, avoid even hands-free phone calls.
- Pedestrians & cyclists should take care to wear high-visibility clothing / lights.
If you must drive, plan your trip and watch for any potential road closures and hazards using https://www.tripcheck.com/.
Power Line Safety
If you see electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact your local power company immediately.
For downed power lines leave the area immediately and call 9-1-1. Then, call Pacific Power at 1-877-508-5088 or Consumers Power Inc. at (800) 872-9036.
Power outage maps can be found here