As smoke continues to blanket central Oregon communities from wildfires throughout Oregon and northern California we are offering a few quick tips on how to create a cleaner air environment until air quality returns to healthy levels.
advisory Tuesday for Central Oregon and Southern Oregon, plus parts of Oregon Cascades and Eastern Oregon due to smoke from fires in Oregon and Northern California.
Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Grant, Harney, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake and Malheur counties are under advisory until at least Thursday afternoon.
Be smart with campfires!
🔥 Know when and where they are allowed
🔥 Look for established fire pits in designated campgrounds
🔥 Keep fires small
🔥 Never leave a fire unattended
🔥 Be sure the fire is dead out - cold to the touch - before you leave
Here’s a rundown of Oregon’s large fires for Sept. 15, courtesy of the ODF/OSFM fire report. Read more at https://odffire.com/2021/09/15/odf-osfm-fire-report-for-sept-15-2021/
Some campfires allowed on Deschutes & Ochoco National Forest and Prineville BLM lands in Central Oregon starting this Friday. IFPL Level will drop to a 2 - allowing some time for woodcutting. Follow the link for details! https://www.centraloregonfire.org/2021/09/15/public-fire-use-restrictions-decrease-allowing-campfires-in-designated-campgrounds/
Here’s a rundown of Oregon’s large fires for Sept. 14, courtesy of the ODF/OSFM fire report. Read more at https://odffire.com/2021/09/14/odf-osfm-fire-report-for-sept-14-2021/
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