FIRE RESTRICTIONS: - Fire Season in effect as of June 1, 2018
FIRE RESTRICTIONS: - Regulated Closure in effect as of June 29, 2018 - Modified July 20, 2018
MH1 and MH4 IFPL: - IFPL 3 as of July 16, 2018

Monday, October 3, 2016

MH-1 and MH-4 drop to IFPL Level 1

MH-1 and MH-4 in The Dalles Unit will be moving to Industrial Fire Precaution Level 1 effective October 3, 2016 at 12:00 PM.  This means operators can work all day, with a one hour fire watch required following operations.  All fire tools and water supplies are still required.  Follow this link for the full Closedown Order:  IFPL Requirements.  Please call Chet Behling, Stewardship Forester in The Dalles for further information, (541)296-4626.

ODF's Central Oregon District remains in fire season, with Regulated Closure restrictions in place.  Open burning, including  warming fires, campfires, and debris burns are not allowed.  A shovel and one gallon of water (or 2 1/2 pound fire extinguisher) is required while traveling in the woods.  Public use of chainsaws is prohibited between 1:00 and 8:00 PM.  Chainsaw use is permitted at all other hours, if the following firefighting equipment is present with each operating saw:  one axe, one shovel, and one operational eight ounce or larger fire extinguisher.  In addition, a fire watch is required at least one hour following the use of each saw.  All Regulated Closure restrictions can be found here.

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