Burn to Cause Smoky Conditions

EUGENE, Ore. – People should expect smoky conditions near Mount Pisgah in the next few days. Lane County will be conducting a prescribed burn at the Howard Buford Area and the Nature Conservency’s Willamette Preserve Monday. During the burn the north trailhead of trails 3 and 7 will be closed, but the other trails won’t … Continue reading »

Backyard Burn Gets Out of Control

LEBANON, Ore. – Lebanon Fire Crews responded to a structure fire caused by an out-of-control backyard burn Tuesday. Around 2 p.m. crews responded to a possible house fire in the 900 block of West Isabella Street. When they arrived, firefighters found the backyard and a utility shed on fire. The fire was quickly spreading towards … Continue reading »

Burn Season Ending Soon

EUGENE, Ore. — The unusually dry weather this year has put a damper on the burning season. The Lane Regional Air Protection Agency says while burning was prohibited this season due to the weather, the official last day of burning will be Saturday. LRAPA says it worked closely with the Lane County Fire Defense Board … Continue reading »

Recent Wildfires End Backyard Burning

EUGENE, Ore. — Saturday was a very busy day for fire crews across Oregon, which lead to the end of the backyard burning season in Lane County. The Lane Fire Defense Board made the call Saturday night, after numerous wildfires sparked throughout the day. Backyard burning in the county is banned indefinitely.