Fire Danger Ratings - As of 8/14/2020 -
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FIRE SEASON IN EFFECT FOR ALL COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.
FIRE DANGER IS EXTREME FOR LANDS PROTECTED BY THE COOS FOREST PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, DOUGLAS FOREST PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION, AND FOR LANDS PROTECTED BY THE OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY IN JACKSON, JOSEPHINE, KLAMATH, AND LAKE COUNTIES.
With fire danger EXTREME -
All backyard debris burning and burning in incinerators will be prohibited. No burn permits will be issued.
The Industrial Fire Precaution Level will be at IFPL III
Public use restrictions (regulated use) will be in effect, including:
No smoking in areas with vegetation. Smoking is allowed only in an enclosed vehicle, in a boat on the water, or in a cleared area within a campsite.
No use of tracer ammunition and exploding targets.
Campfires allowed at designated locations only
Motor Vehicle travel off improved roads prohibited at all times.
Use of electric fence controllers required at all times.
Power saws are not allowed to be used at any time.
Equipment used for the cutting, grinding or welding of metal may not be used at any time.
The mowing of dry, cured grass with power equipment may not take place at any time. This regulation does not apply to farm equipment used for the culture and harvest of crops.
The use of any other spark-emitting equipment using an internal combustion engine is disallowed at any time.
NO fireworks or sky lanterns are ever allowed on state protected lands in Oregon or California, and in National Forest lands, BLM lands, National Park lands, or US Fish and Wildlife lands.