Springfield, Oakridge join fight to prevent wildfires

Lane County has two new Firewise communities working to help reduce wildfire risk.

Posted: Mar 3, 2021 1:57 PM

LANE COUNTY, Ore. – Lane County has two new Firewise communities working to help reduce wildfire risk.

Springfield and Oakdridge joined a total of 182 communities across the state to take action through the national Firewise program.

To qualify, a community must work to lower their risk of wildfire by taking actions such as cutting brush and thinning overcrowded stands of trees.

To learn more about the Firewise program in Lane County, CLICK HERE.

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