The Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center recently served as an evacuation center for those escaping area fires and was very proud to serve our community this way. To learn more about our efforts, please review media coverage.
Oregon Fairs Association: Governor Kate Brown thanks Oregon fairs
Travel Salem, 9-18-20: Leveling Up Newsletter - How Different Sectors Have Responded
Statesman Journal, 9-12-20: Mid-Valley animal rescue organizations offer, seek help during Oregon wildfires
Oregon Live, 9-10-20: Oregon wildfires put state on ‘high alert,’ as 48 blazes burn, at least 2 people die
OPB, 9-10-20: At Oregon State Fairgrounds, some worry about their homes. Others know they’re gone.
Salem Reporter, 9-9-20: PHOTOS: Goats, rabbits and horses fleeing fire find shelter at Oregon State Fairgrounds
OPB, 9-9-20: Evacuees from Santiam Canyon firestorm spend uncertain times pondering loss and hope
Fox News, 9-9-20: Wildfire emergency in Oregon as it faces 'once-in-a-generation event,' Medford under evacuation orders
NBC National, 9-8-20: Klamath National Forest fire threatening homes near California-Oregon border
KATU, 9-8-20: Hundreds evacuate to Oregon State Fairgrounds shelter