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Residents at Oregon City apartments required to evacuate after landslide threat

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OREGON CITY, OR (KPTV) -

Residents at an Oregon City apartment complex have been asked to evacuate because of landslide concerns. 

Two buildings at the Berryhill Townhouses and Apartments – located at 13945 S. Beavercreek Rd. – have been deemed dangerous due to a landslide threat, according to officials. Those living in units 20 through 29 will be required to evacuate by Monday at 5 p.m. 

Residents of the lower section of the Forest Edge Apartments – located at 14155 S. Beavercreek Rd. – are recommended to relocate with friends or family as soon as possible, but no mandatory evacuations have been issued yet. The Forest Edge Apartments have not been deemed dangerous, however conditions can quickly change.

The unstable conditions are a concern that city staff is continuing to monitor as more rain is expected in the forecast, according to police.  

Residents are asked to collect all essential belongings including medical forms, financial and legal documents, service animals, etc. A temporary shelter will open up at Oregon City High School at 6 p.m. Residents are welcome to bring pets to the shelter. 

The Oregon City Commission will have an emergency meeting Sunday at 5 p.m.

You can find more evacuation details and updates here.

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