for Southern Oregon and the Rogue Valley
Emergency Prepardness Recommendation from a Search and Rescue Volunteer...
BE READY - Pack and gas the car.
LOAD VEHICLES - Put small animals in carriers, large animals have leash/halters ready. Load the car(s). May consider leaving before the roads are packed.
LEAVE NOW! - Go at least 5 miles from the threat.
Emergency Information Tools and Resources
Josephine County Online Mapping
GIS Map images and/or data provided by Josephine County resources and is intended for general visual reference.
Oregon Department of Transportation
Check on road conditions, weather forecasts, web cameras, condition reports, and more.
Southern Oregon Fire Relief Effort
Wildfire damage housing relief application, clothing, food, hygiene and kids supplies, and more.
Apps for Apple and Android Devices
Jackson County Scanner
Local Support and Donations
Red Rock Cowboy Church in Central Point
Victims of the wildfires that are ravaging Southern Oregon are, unfortunately, not getting their immediate needs met by government agencies.
WE NEED TO CUT THROUGH THE RED TAPE NOW!!!!! Survivors of the fires including elderly individuals, people with cancer and other illnesses, and families with children, who have lost their homes and all of their worldly possessions, are in desperate need!!!
Red Rock Cowboy Church has a fund set up on behalf of these fire victims to meet the IMMEDIATE NEEDS that should have already been met. As of September 13, 2020
Keep Gas Tank Full
Never let your gas gauge get below half a tank.
Take Photos of Your Personal Belongings
Photos for insurance purposes can be helpful, consider providing a copy to your insurance agent.
Take Valuable Papers
Store deeds, insurance documents, passports, etc in a fireproof safe or envelope.