Sherman County eNews #187

CONTENTS

  1. Frontier Regional 911 Alert Wildfire Notification, Moro

  2. Frontier Regional 911 Alert Wildfire Notification, Grass Valley

  3. Frontier Regional 911 Alert Emergency Notification System


1. Frontier Regional 911 Alert Wildfire Notification, Moro  

This is a message from Frontier Regional Alert serving Gilliam, Jefferson, Sherman, and Wheeler Counties.

Date: 07/17/2018 [ 11:17 p.m.]
RE: Sherman Fire Level 1 Evacuation Notice

Firefighting efforts: The Fire that started in Wasco County has jumped the river. [Deschutes River]

Sherman County Fire has issued a Level 1 Evacuation meaning be ready!
This is for Moro and residents west of town.
Explanation of the levels is included below.

Submitted by: Renee Heidy, Frontier Regional 911

Approved Oregon Evacuation Levels

LEVEL 1: A Level 1 Evacuation means “BE READY” for potential evacuation. Residents should be aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media outlets for information. This is the time for preparation and precautionary movement of persons with special needs, mobile property and (under certain circumstances) pets and livestock. If conditions worsen, emergency services personnel may contact you via an emergency notification system.

LEVEL 2: A Level 2 Evacuation means “BE SET” to evacuate. YOU MUST PREPARE TO LEAVE AT A MOMENTS NOTICE This level indicates there is significant danger to your area, and residents should either voluntarily relocate to a shelter or with family/friends outside of the affected area, or if choosing to remain, to be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Residents MAY have time to gather necessary items, but doing so is at their own risk. THIS MAY BE THE ONLY NOTICE THAT YOU RECEIVE Emergency services cannot guarantee that they will be able to notify you if conditions rapidly deteriorate. Area media services will be asked to broadcast periodic updates.

LEVEL 3: A Level 3 Evacuation means “GO” Evacuate NOW LEAVE IMMEDIATELY! Danger to your area is current or imminent, and you should evacuate immediately. If you choose to ignore this advisement, you must understand that emergency services may not be available to assist you further. DO NOT delay leaving to gather any belongings or make efforts to protect your home. THIS WILL BE THE LAST NOTICE THAT YOU RECEIVE Entry to evacuated areas may be denied until conditions are safe. Area radio and TV stations have been asked to broadcast periodic updates.


2. Frontier Regional 911 Alert Wildfire Notification, Grass Valley

This is a message from Frontier Regional Alert serving Gilliam, Jefferson, Sherman, and Wheeler Counties.

Date: 07//17/2018 [10:08 p.m.]
RE: Wild Fire

Sherman County is issuing a level 1 evacuation notice, which means be ready! The levels are listed below. This condition is for the town of Grass Valley and the areas west of that location.
The fire in Wasco County has jumped the river.

Renee Heidy, Frontier Regional 911

Approved Oregon Evacuation Levels

LEVEL 1: A Level 1 Evacuation means “BE READY” for potential evacuation. Residents should be aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media outlets for information. This is the time for preparation and precautionary movement of persons with special needs, mobile property and (under certain circumstances) pets and livestock. If conditions worsen, emergency services personnel may contact you via an emergency notification system.

LEVEL 2: A Level 2 Evacuation means “BE SET” to evacuate. YOU MUST PREPARE TO LEAVE AT A MOMENTS NOTICE This level indicates there is significant danger to your area, and residents should either voluntarily relocate to a shelter or with family/friends outside of the affected area, or if choosing to remain, to be ready to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Residents MAY have time to gather necessary items, but doing so is at their own risk. THIS MAY BE THE ONLY NOTICE THAT YOU RECEIVE Emergency services cannot guarantee that they will be able to notify you if conditions rapidly deteriorate. Area media services will be asked to broadcast periodic updates.

LEVEL 3: A Level 3 Evacuation means “GO” Evacuate NOW LEAVE IMMEDIATELY! Danger to your area is current or imminent, and you should evacuate immediately. If you choose to ignore this advisement, you must understand that emergency services may not be available to assist you further. DO NOT delay leaving to gather any belongings or make efforts to protect your home. THIS WILL BE THE LAST NOTICE THAT YOU RECEIVE Entry to evacuated areas may be denied until conditions are safe. Area radio and TV stations have been asked to broadcast periodic updates


3. Frontier Regional 911 Alert Emergency Notification System

The Frontier Regional Alert Mass Notification system is an Emergency Notification system designed to provide emergency notifications to residents and businesses. An emergency notification system gives Sherman County emergency management the ability to deliver pre-recorded emergency notifications and information messages. The system utilizes home phones, cell phones, texts, and electronic mail messaging.

The system within Sherman County is dubbed Frontier Regional Alert. This mass notification system alerts residents about severe weather events, power outages, floods, wildfires, and much more. Sign up for our emergency alert system now.

https://www.co.sherman.or.us/#/city/answers/alerts/frontier-regional-alert-mass-notification-system


 

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