CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OR (KPTV) - Some areas of the Riverside Fire in Clackamas County had evacuation levels reduced Wednesday.  

Oregon City, Canby and Sandy were returned to normal status, with no current evacuation level. 


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The city of Molalla was reduced to Level 1 (be ready), while the city of Estacada went from Level 3 (go now) to Level 2 (get set), according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office.

A large portion of the county remains under a Level 3 order due to the Riverside Fire.

Map: Riverside Fire evacuations

The Mount Hood National Forest also remains under a closure order.

Incident commanders said Wednesday that the Riverside Fire, which has burned nearly 136,000 acres, is now 3% contained.

For people able to return to their homes, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office offers this guidance:

  • Stay out of Level 3 evacuation areas and respect road closures. Increased traffic in these areas creates additional safety concerns for firefighters and other first responders operating in these areas.
  • Monitor your evacuation level area and be “ready” or “set” to evacuate if conditions change.
  • Be on the lookout for downed powerlines, roadway debris or other hazards.
  • Do not bring livestock back to your home at this time.
  • Report criminal damage or theft to your home by calling non-emergency dispatch at 503-655-8211.
  • Residents are encouraged to stay inside due to poor air quality.
  • Conserve water usage.

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