Columbia County is closely monitoring wildfires in Clackamas, Washington and other counties. High winds are driving wildfire smoke into Columbia County, causing poor air quality and contributing to downed trees and power outages. This page is updated regularly with the latest emergency information in Columbia County.
Find links to the latest on wildfires, tips to build a Go Kit, learn about evacuation levels and a sign up for alerts on smoke and evacuations in your area at Public Alerts→.
There are no evacuations or closures in Columbia County.
Oregon Department of Emergency Management (OEM)→: View a map of evacuation areas and active fires in Oregon
Check road closures on Trip Check→
Columbia County Fair Grounds
The Columbia County Fairgrounds is open and accepting displaced families and livestock.
Columbia County Fairgrounds
58892 Saulser Road, St. Helens, Oregon 97051
Displaced families and livestock do not need to call ahead. Enter through Gate 4 off Sausler Road and a volunteer will help you.
If you are looking for missing livestock that may have been evacuated here, please call 503-397-4231.
If you are a family in need of supplies, you can pick up donated items from the Fairgrounds. You do not need to be a Columbia County resident. You do not need to call first. Please enter through Gate 4 and a volunteer will help you obtain the supplies you need. If you are an organization or jurisdiction in need of supplies, please call 503-397-4231 to arrange for a supply pick up
If you would like to make a donation towards fire relief, an account has been set up at InRoads Credit Union. Account #747285-26.
United Way of Columbia County - http://unitedwayofcolumbiacounty.com/
Community Action Team - https://www.cat-team.org/#gsc.tab=0
Multnomah County→ Multnomah County is closely monitoring wildfires in Clackamas, Washington and other counties.
Clackamas County→ Clackamas County has issued a state of emergency as it responds to wildfires. Find information about evacuations here.
Washington County→ Find details about safety and evacuations of residents in Washington County.
An air quality advisory remains in effect for many parts of Oregon. For real time data on air quality in your neighborhood, check out the links below.
Oregon Smoke Blog→ Local, state, tribal and federal organizations coordinate to share information about wildfires and smoke.
Oregon Air Quality map→ The Department of Environmental Quality updates a map of current air quality. Due to high traffic, the site can slow or crash. The sites below offer good alternatives.
EPA Air Quality map→ The Federal Environmental Protection Agency pulls real-time air quality data from Oregon and Washington States.
State of Oregon Fires Map→ The Oregon Office of Emergency Management updates a map of active fires, air quality and closures.
Washington State Fires Map→The Washington State Emergency Operations Center updates a real-time map of fires and air quality.
Washington State Air Quality Map→ The state’s Department of Ecology maintains a real-time map of air quality.