Fire danger set to high starting Friday in Douglas District

This means certain activities will not be allowed between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Posted: Jul 23, 2020 6:11 PM

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. – Starting Friday, fire danger will be raised to high in the Douglas District, the Douglas Forest Protective Association said.

This means certain activities will not be allowed between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. That includes cutting, trimming or mowing of dried grass.

The cutting, grinding or welding of metal for non-industrial purposes will also not be allowed.

Also, the use of power saws for non-industrial purposes will also be restricted.

This comes as small fires have been breaking out near Canyonville along Interstate 5.

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