The Lionshead Fire on Mt. Jefferson and the Warm Springs Indian Reservation is the largest fire burning in Central Oregon—while at the same time, at least a dozen other fires have destroyed hundreds of homes and killed at least 10 people. Another 22 are still missing.
For those looking to help evacuees and firefighters, the Central Oregon Emergency Information Network recommends these ways to help:
-Donate or volunteer with the Red Cross at Redcross.org/donate and Redcross.org/volunteer
- Donate to the 2020 Community Rebuilding Fund, established by Gov. Kate Brown. Both long-term and immediate relief fund portals are available at oregoncf.org
- Sign up to volunteer at the Oregon Office of Emergency Management at oregonrecovers.org.communityos.org
- Donate or volunteer with the Salvation Army Cascades' Division Emergency Disaster Services at cascade.salvationarmy.org/cascade2/oregon-wildfire-response
- Donate to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation at wffoundation.org