McLain Creek Fire in Eastern Oregon

Current Wildfires and Air Quality

What to do in the event of a Wildfire

  • Evacuate immediately if asked to do so, and cooperate with public safety personnel.
  • Move down slope if fire is burning in a hilly or mountainous area.
  • Cover nose and mouth with clothing or other piece of cloth to protect from smoke and ash.

What to do in the event of a House Fire

  • If indoors, get out and stay out; follow your family escape plan.
  • Get as low to the ground as possible and crawl to the nearest exit.
  • Always check doors before opening. If the door, door knob, or crack is hot, do not open it – find another way out. If the door is cool, pass through quickly and close the door behind you.
  • If unable to get out, hang a white t-shirt, towel or sheet out of the window to let firefighters know someone is trapped inside.
  • Once out of the building go to your pre-designated meeting spot from your family plan.