Alerts

Fire season officially ends Monday, September 23, 2019 at 12:01 a.m.
DFPA will issue burn permits for small, safe, backyard debris piles. Public Use Restrictions are in effect, however there are no shutdown times for mowing, chainsaws, cutting/grinding/welding metal, or any other power drive machinery listed for Low Danger, starting . The Industrial Fire Precaution Level is at IFPL 1.

For more information, visit the DFPA website.


Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Examples of outdoor or open burning include: using a burn barrel, burning yard debris, burning construction or demolition debris, burning in incinerators that do not meet emission limits and burning stumps to clear land.

    • Burning the following materials is illegal any time, anywhere in Oregon:
  • Asbestos
  • Asphalt or industrial waste
  • Automotive parts (including frames)
  • Dead animals
  • Plastic and rubber products
  • Tires
  • Waste oil, petroleum treated and related materials
  • Wet garbage and food waste
  • Any material creating dense smoke or noxious odors

More information is available at the Oregon DEQ website.


Northwest Interagency Coordination Center