News Release from Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Office
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Community Services agencies wrapped up the Multi-Agency Resource Coordination Center on the 22nd, 23rd, and 24th. Representatives from FEMA were on site all 3 days to assist citizens with filing a financial assistance claim due to either the Echo Mountain Fire and/or the straight line wind event.
Attendee turnout was very positive for the 3 day event:
Tuesday – 72 households served
Wednesday – 97 households served
Thursday – 76 households served
At the conclusion of the local MARC FEMA representatives will be relocating to the Lincoln City Community Center to co-locate with the American Red Cross to continue assisting community members with filing claims and answering questions.
Lincoln City Community Center
2150 NE Oar Place
8am – 6pm – Friday, Sept. 25 – Sunday, Sept. 27.
Other FEMA representatives are in affected Lincoln County neighborhoods validating damage assessments once they are received and processed for review. If you have filed a claim they may also try to reach you by phone to follow-up with additional questions after their initial damage assessment. If you were impacted by the Oregon Wildfires community members are encouraged to to register with FEMA as quickly as possible either in person, via telpehone or using their on-line application!
Individual Assistance – FEMA
Phone: 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA) or
TY 1-800-462-7585 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. PDT, seven days a week.
Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
Public Information Call Center – 541-265-0621
Echo Mountain Fire Financial Assistance webpage – https://www.co.lincoln.or.us/emergencymanagement/page/disaster-financial-assistance