Wildfires
11:09 am
Sat July 12, 2014

Extreme Fire Danger Status In Central Oregon

The 59-acre Algoma Fire burned in the Klamath-Lake District during the first week of July.
The 59-acre Algoma Fire burned in the Klamath-Lake District during the first week of July.
Credit http://wildfireoregondeptofforestry.blogspot.com

The Fire status for bend, rural Deschutes county, crook and Jefferson counties have now entered Extreme Fire Danger Status. This weekend is calling for another round of significant lightning. The Oregon Department of Forestry is under regulated closure restrictions and those will remain in place for the duration of fire season. Currently, no backyard, commercial or agricultural burning is allowed within city limits of bend, and rural Deschutes County. Central Oregon residents are asked to contact local, state or federal fire agencies for specific requirements and closures.

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