New evacuations issued for Paisley residents from the Brattain Fire

LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — New evacuation levels are issued for the Brattain Fire Southwest of Paisley.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office issued a Level 3 evacuation order for all Paisley residents. This includes residents from Red House Lane north of Paisley, south on Highway 31 to Clover Flat Road onto Clover Road to Forest Service Road 3510 on Moss Pass Road.

There is also a Level 1 ‘Be Ready’ evacuation notice for residences between Government Harvey Road and Red House Lane, as well as on Clover Flat Road between Forest Road 3510 and Valley Falls. This was put in place Sunday morning.

The Brattain Fire is estimated at 8,000 acres and is 0% contained. Fire officials believe the fire was human-caused.

There is an evacuation site for evacuees set up by the Red Cross at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Lakeview located at 1900 North 4th St.

Officials are asking people to be cautious when leaving the area. Congestion on Highway 31 is expected due to fire traffic and temporary loss of power.

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