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.