Horse Prairie Fire Evacuation Levels Dropped

All evacuation levels have been dropped for the Horse Prairie Fire. Effective Friday, September 15th, the Douglas County Sheriff’s office and fire managers have lifted all evacuations related to the Horse Prairie Fire. Residents on Lower Cow Creek Road from the end of County Maintenance, west to Union Creek (including residents on Doe Creek Road) were previously under a Level 1 or “Be Ready” evacuation notice.
The lifting of this notice means no homes are currently being threatened by the wild fire. The Douglas County Sheriff’s office and fire fighting partners ask that all residents have an emergency plan for when disasters may strike. Find resources at or

This entry was posted on Friday, September 15th, 2017 and is filed under Local News, State News.