Siuslaw National Forest

Forest Management
11:00 am
Sat September 28, 2013

Early Rain Means Pile Burning Will Start Soon In The Siuslaw National Forest

Early rain arriving in Oregon will allow fall pile burning to begin in the Siuslaw National Forest.
The piles consist of woodland debris near roadways, and scenic areas in Oregon's forests. The practice is done every year in the fall to help prevent wildfires. Interagency Fire Staff Spokeswoman Nancy Ashlock says the reason they need to start now is because early rain makes the piles very receptive to moisture.

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