Sunday, September 30, 2018

Fire Restrictions Lower for Industrial Operators Today

Recent precipitation and cooler temperatures in the forecast prompted the Oregon Department of Forestry’s Southwest Oregon District to drop the Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) to II (two) today, effective immediately.
Please note, this is separate from the general public fire restrictions currently in effect. 

ODF Southwest’s public restrictions remain in place and unchanged with a fire danger level of “high” (yellow).

The following activities are not permitted between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., except as noted:
·         Power saws, except power saws may operate at loading sites;
·         Feller-bunchers with rotary head saws;
·         Cable yarding
·         Blasting
·         Welding, cutting, or grinding of metal

For more information about the Oregon Department of Forestry’s public or industrial fire season restrictions, visit our Facebook page: ODF Southwest Oregon District.