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Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

 

* * * *HAWK CREEK FIRE UPDATE 9/11/2020 @ 10:00 AM * * * *

               (MEDIA REFERRING AS WHITNEY RD FIRE)

 
Please see evacuation map for latest evacuation areas.

 
UPDATED EVACUATION LEVELS
Evacuation and Closures: The evacuation level was reduced from Level 3 (Go!) to Level 2 (Get Set) north of the State Route 2. Level 2 Evacuation remains in effect within the fire perimeter. The remainder of the area outside the fire line will stay at a Level 1 Evacuation (Ready). A Temporary flight Restriction (TFR) remains in place over the fire.
We again stress that only residents of these areas will be permitted in and out of these areas. If you are not a resident of this area, please stay clear as there is still a lot of activity and this remains an active scene. For your safety and the safety of the Firefighters, Linemen and Law Enforcement please stay out of these areas. Please call 911 to report any fire flareups.

The current road information is as follows: 

FIRE ROAD CLOSURE INFORMATION

Updated Sept. 14, 2020, 6:00 am.

The current road information is as follows: 

DAVENPORT:       

Road Closures:       Hawk Creek Road, Cottonwood Creek, Gunning, South Telford, Whitaker Lake, Seven Springs Dairy, Crystal Springs

Rocklyn is reopened but is under a 35MPH speed advisory within the project limits.

 SPRAGUE:               NO Restrictions

 ODESSA:

Road Closures:       Zaglow, Schmierer, Highline, Hatten

 WILBUR:                

Road Closures:       Swanson Lake from Watson-Grant, Schuster from Belnz to Swanson, School House to Swanson, North Telford

Power is out in many areas, please be patient as the linemen are working diligently to get the power back up and running, please refer to your power company for outage estimations.
 
***RESIDENTS OF THESE AREAS WILL BE PERMITTED IN AND OUT TO CARE FOR PETS OR CHECK ON PROPERTY, RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO CHECK IN WITH FIREFIGHTERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT AT ROAD BLOCKS AND ON SCENE TO MAKE SURE IT IS SAFE TO ENTER AND SO THEY ARE AWARE YOU ARE IN THE AREA. MOST IMPORTANTLY, IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF THIS AREA, PLEASE STAY CLEAR THERE IS A LOT OF ACTIVITY AND THIS IS A VERY ACTIVE SCENE. FOR YOUR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF THE FIREFIGHTERS AGAIN PLEASE STAY OUT OF THESE AREAS***

Sheriff Wade W. Magers and his staff enforce and defend the United States Constitution and state constitution and laws. Read the National Sheriffs’ Association Article #2013-1 here.

Mission Statement:

  • To provide highly trained and professional Department members who will protect life and property through enforcement of regulations, ordinances, laws and maintain order within Lincoln County.
  • To prevent and detect criminal activity as well as to conduct investigations and to initiate prosecution within the court system.
  • To provide for the proper care and custody of inmates housed in the Lincoln County Corrections Facility.
  • To fulfill a commitment to public service by providing assistance of non-enforcement nature to citizens in need.
  • To provide effective crime control by actively fostering Department-citizen collaboration and problem solving and by seeking Deputy involvement in working partnerships between Department members and citizens in Lincoln County through the use of Community Policing techniques.

Dial 9-1-1 for EMERGENCIES ONLY
To report a non-emergency: (509) 725-3501
General Information: (509) 725-3501

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