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Fire Danger Level is: MODERATE
Fire Danger and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels decrease on lands protected by ODF Southwest Oregon District
A sudden shift in the weather is prompting a decrease in the fire danger level and industrial fire precaution level (IFPL) on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry Southwest Oregon District. While fuels in the region have remained extremely dry into early fall, rain and cooler temperatures over weekend have made it possible to ease-off on some additional fire prevention regulations.
Effective immediately, the fire danger level will be lowered to "moderate" (blue) and the IFPL will decrease to one (1) in Jackson and Josephine counties. The following fire prevention regulations which will remain in effect, include:
Changing weather conditions prompts fire danger level decrease to "High"
A combination of cooler temperatures, higher relative humidity and the potential for rain across southwest Oregon have made it possible to ease-off on some fire prevention regulations. Effective immediately, the fire danger level on Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands in Jackson and Josephine counties has decreased to "high" (yellow) and the Industrial Fire Precaution Level has been lowered to level two (II).
These regulations affect 1.8 million acres of state, private, county, city and Bureau of Land Management lands protected by ODF's Southwest Oregon District.
Restrictions on the public use of chain saws, brush cutters and other power-driven or spark-emitting machinery are being slightly relaxed, allowing the use of equipment until 10:00 a.m. and after 8 p.m. Other fire prevention regulations which will remain in effect include:
Election of Officers for 2021
Congratulations to Bryce. for being named Volunteer of the Month on 6 October 2020
Congratulations to CTO James for being named Volunteer of the Month on 1 September 2020
Congratulations to Firefighter Tyler M. for being named Evans Valley Fire District #6's Volunteer of the Month on 4 August 2020
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