Mari-Linn school turns into fire evacuation center in Lyons

School at Mari-Linn Elementary has been canceled for Wednesday.

Posted: Mar 20, 2019 7:35 AM
Updated: Mar 20, 2019 10:11 AM

LYONS, Ore. -- After a fire near the North Santiam State Recreational Area prompted Level 3 “GO” evacuations Tuesday afternoon, the Red Cross opened an evacuation center at Mari-Linn Elementary School.   

RELATED: Evacuations in place as Santium Park Fire grows in Lyons

Wednesday morning, twelve to fifteen families had made it to the evacuation center. 

Overnight, some evacuees parked their RVs in the parking lot of the school.

Early Wednesday morning it was determined that classes would be canceled for the day at Mari-Linn Elementary.

Fire agencies are scheduled to meet later on Wednesday morning to evaluate fire conditions, and to determine the evacuation level.

Article Comments

Eugene
Overcast
53° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 53°
Corvallis
Overcast
53° wxIcon
Hi: 64° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 53°
Roseburg
Broken Clouds
51° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 51°
North Bend
Overcast
55° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 55°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events