Continued High Winds Predicted Through the Day

Information released by Okanogan County Emergency Management

UPDATE – 9/7/20:  9:15 a.m. Cold Springs Fire

Fire is jumping Hwy 17. Hwy 17 is closed and Bridgeport Hill Road is closed. Fire is headed to Mansfield. A suspect started 4 fires near Cold Springs Road and Columbia River Road. One of those fires took off and the wind caught it.

Bridgeport State Park is on a Level 3 and all points in between.

Emergency Management said people needing shelter should call the Red Cross at 509-670-5331 and those needing to evacuate livestock should call the Okanogan County Fairgrounds at 509-322-1621.

High winds are expected to continue and increase throughout the morning.

9/7/20: 9:00 a.m.  — Fire is burning near Cameron Lake Road, Timentwa Road and Mad Mountain Road and spreading south and west.

A level 3 IMMEDIATE EVACUATION has been issued for all of the Cameron Lake area. Persons should be aware of their surroundings and take action NOW.

Cold Springs Fire has also prompted Level 3 IMMEDIATE EVACUATIONS for residents of Bridgeport and Mansfield.

This may be the only Notice you receive.

Do not wait for door to door notification, take action now.

This information will be updated.