Hosted by Lane County Emergency Management, When It Hits The Fan is a  monthly podcast is all about equipping you with the knowledge and resources to be prepared and stay safe during a disaster.

To listen to episodes or see show notes and resources, please select the episode you want using the dropdown menu below.

You can also listen to episodes below or find the show on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.




Season 1, Episode 1: Welcome! And, what the heck is emergency management?

Lane County Emergency Manager Tiffany Brown talks big picture about what emergency management does when disaster strikes. 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Listen online or on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

A transcript is available online.

Season 1, Episode 3: When is it time to go? The Sheriff's role in evacuations

Release planned for July 23

Lane County Sheriff Cliff Harrold talks about what it's like to make the decision to evacuate people from their homes, what that means for residents, and how each level of evacuation requires different actions from the people affected. 

Resources for this episode:

Listen online or on Apple Podcasts or Spotify.

A transcript is available online.

High Prairie Fire Evacuation Information -

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