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Fire season has begun in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath and Lake Counties. Scroll down for that information.
 
 
 
FOR JACKSON AND JOSEPHINE COUNTIES:
 
 
 
Firelow IFPL1
 
 
 
Fire danger is low. Industrial Fire Precaution Levels are 1.
 
 
The fire danger is Low (green) and these are the current restrictions in place:
 
- No debris burning, including piles and debris burned in burn barrels.
 
- No fireworks on or within 1/8 of a mile of forestland.
 
- Exploding targets and tracer ammunition, or any bullet with a pyrotechnic charge in its base, are prohibited.
 
- Campfires are allowed in designated campgrounds, and on private land with the landowner’s permission. Portable stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels may be used as well.
 
- Smoking while traveling will only be allowed in enclosed vehicles on improved roads, in boats on the water and other specifically designated locations.
 
- Any electric fence controllers must be approved by a nationally recognized testing laboratory, such as Underwriters Laboratories Inc., or be certified by the Department of Consumer and Business Services and be installed and used in compliance with the fence controller’s instructions for fire safe operation.
 
 
Ag burning and Commerical burning allowed by permit and with overwatch and fire fighting equipment on site.
 
 
 
FOR KLAMATH AND LAKE COUNTIES:
 
 
FiremodIFPL1
 
 
Fire danger is moderate. Industrial Fire Precaution Levels are 1.
 
 
Moderate Fire Danger means:
 
These restrictions in now in place:
 
- No debris burning, including piles and debris burned in burn barrels.
 
- No fireworks on or within 1/8 of a mile of forestland.
 
- Exploding targets and tracer ammunition, or any bullet with a pyrotechnic charge in its base, are prohibited.
 
- Campfires are allowed in designated campgrounds, and on private land with the landowner’s permission. Portable stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels may be used as well.
 
- Smoking while traveling will only be allowed in enclosed vehicles on improved roads, in boats on the water and other specifically designated locations.
 
- Any electric fence controllers must be approved by a nationally recognized testing laboratory, such as Underwriters Laboratories Inc., or be certified by the Department of Consumer and Business Services and be installed and used in compliance with the fence controller’s instructions for fire safe operation.
 
 
- Fires can start from most accidental causes, but with the exception of lightning fires in some areas, the number of starts is generally low.
 
- Fires in open-cured grassland will burn briskly and spread rapidly on windy days. Wood fires spread slowly to moderately fast.
 
- The average fire is of moderate intensity, although heavy concentrations of fuel, especially draped fuel, may burn hot. Short-distance spotting may occur but is not persistent.
 
-Fires are not likely to become serious, and control is relatively easy.
 
- IFPL I: Closed Season - Fire precaution requirements are in effect. A Fire Watch is required at this and all higher levels unless otherwise waived.
 
- Fire extinguisher and shovel must be with each chainsaw
 
- Fire extinguishers must be in all vehicles
 
- Chainsaws must have a .023-inch mesh screen installed in the exhaust
 
- Approved spark arresters must be on all internal combustion engines
 
- Watchmen service must be provided for 1 hour after shutdown of power equipment for the day unless otherwise specified
 
- No smoking is permitted while working or traveling through any operations area on public land except while in enclosed vehicles
 
- Permits to burn are required unless waived in advance
 
 
All federally owned wildlands like BLM, Forest Service, and National Parks lands from the Cascades west are at low fire danger. 
 
 
 
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.  

 

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