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Bethel Evacuation Zones & Park Adoption



In our continued effort to enhance the safety of our communities, Eugene Springfield Fire has developed Evacuation Zones to be used in case of an emergency (i.e. severe weather event, wildfire, flooding, etc.) requiring evacuation. The Evacuations Zones allow community members, emergency services, emergency managers, and 9-1-1 to be on the same page when initiating a mass evacuation due to an emergency.


The Active Bethel Community has five Emergency Evacuation Zones within our boundaries. Our zones are Zone 9, 10, 11, 15 & 16.

Click on this Emergency Evacuation Zones Interactive Map to learn your zone number so you are prepared in the event of an emergency.


The interactive map of the zones and evacuee assembly points will give you the opportunity to enter your address and learn your evacuation zone number. Emergency evacuations will be communicated through emergency notification systems as well as regional radio stations. Zones will be identified by number and informed to evacuate using Lane County Level 1, 2, and 3 evacuation system:


LEVEL 1 - BE READY: You should be aware of the danger that exists in their area, monitor emergency services websites and local media for information. This is the time for preparation and the precautionary movement of people with special needs, mobile property and (under certain circumstances) pets and livestock. If conditions worsen, emergency services personnel may contact you via an emergency notification system.


LEVEL 2 - BE SET: You must be prepared to leave at a moment's notice. This level indicates there is a significant danger to your area. You should either voluntarily relocate outside of the affected area or, if choosing to remain, be ready to evacuate at a moment's notice. You may have time to gather necessary items, but doing so is at your own risk.


LEVEL 3 - GO: Leave immediately. Danger to your area is current or imminent and you should evacuate immediately. If you choose to ignore this advisement, you must understand that emergency services may not be able to assist you further. DO NOT delay leaving to gather any belongings or make efforts to protect your home. This will be the last notice you receive. Entry into evacuated areas may be denied until conditions are safe.



This project was developed in partnership with Lane County, the City of Eugene, and the City of Springfield Emergency Management Teams. 



Zone Parks Encouraged to Benefit from Park Adoption


Last year, ABC held events in a park within each of the five evacuation zones (see map below). The purpose of the events was to encourage neighbors to learn their zone number and to promote participation in the City of Eugene's Park Adoption Program. Once adopted, these parks are eligible to receive help from the city for improvements and community activities. To learn how Gilbert Park in Zone 16 has benefited from their participation in the Park Adoption Program click here. If you are interested in adopting your zone park please send an email to bethelneighbors@gmail.com


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