Continued hot and dry temperatures have prompted fire officials for the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and Crooked River National Grassland along with the Prineville District Bureau of Land Management to increase the Industrial Fire Precaution Level from II to III effective Monday. This will me that personal use firewood cutting will be shutdown until conditions change.
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