Current Disaster Information

Please check out our Twitter feed on the main OES home page, as well as our Facebook on the main Sheriff's Office homepage for any impending incidents and events.

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Did you receive an emergency alert or warning? Now what do you do?

Learn what to do when you get a hazard alert at home or in the car! The Guide for Alerts and Warnings has information about 17 hazards, their alerts, and the protective actions you can take to stay safe. Click here for A Guide for Alerts and Warnings 


For Evacuation Information, visit our Evacuations page



Please visit our Drought page  

Summer Heat has Returned

Stay cool at one of our public Cooling Zones.

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What is a Cool Zone?

A Cool Zone is a location to get out of the heat for a period of time to let your body cool down.  Cool Zone facilities include libraries, community centers, malls, and senior centers. Cool Zones do not offer snacks or water, only air-conditioned facilities.


Bayliss Library

7830 Road 39

Tuesday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Elk Creek

Elk Creek Library

3432 County Road 309

Thursday   8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hamilton City


Hamilton City Fire Department

420 1st Street, Hamilton City, CA 95951

Mon – Fri 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

(530) 826-3355 (please call to confirm daily hours)


Orland Library

333 Mill Street

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Public Health

240 N. Villa Avenue

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Willows Library

201 N. Lassen Street

Tuesday & Friday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday & Thursday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.



































Road Closures, Power Outages

Road Closures

Power Outages