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Fire Season is in Effect

The official start of Fire Season began June 14th, 2024 at midnight, open fires and debris burning is closed. The fire danger is Extreme, please follow the DFPA public use restrictions guide.


Today's Fire Danger is: 

2024 fire season notice for Douglas District, Oregon with EXTREME level public use restrictions effective July 16, 2024.


See Public Use Restrictions below.

The following fire prevention measures will be in effect:

  • Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in vehicles on improved roads, in boats on the water, and at other designated locations.
  • Backyard debris burning, including the use of burn barrels, is prohibited.
  • Open fires are prohibited, including campfires, cooking fires and warming fires, except at designated sites.
  • BLM designated sites: Susan Creek Campground, Tyee Campground, Scaredman Campground, Eagleview Campground and Cavitt Creek Campground.
  • Douglas County Parks designated sites: Amacher Park, Douglas County Fairgrounds, Pass Creek Campground, Stanton Park, Chief Miwaleta Campground, and Whistler’s Bend Campground.  Private Campgrounds: Seven Feathers RV Resort and Umpqua Riverfront RV Park & Boat Ramp.
  •  Charcoal and pellet BBQs are only allowed at fully developed and maintained residential home sites when used in areas that are free of flammable vegetation. A charged garden hose or a 2 ½ pound or larger fire extinguisher must be immediately available.  Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are allowed elsewhere. 
  • The use of fireworks, exploding targets, and tracer ammunition is prohibited. In addition, the use of sky lanterns is prohibited year-round in Oregon. 
  • Motor vehicles, including motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, are only allowed on improved roads that are free of flammable vegetation.  This restriction is waived on private lands during low fire danger or when vehicles are used for the culture and harvest of agricultural crops.  In addition, each vehicle with three or more wheels traveling on forest roads must have an axe, a shovel, and one gallon of water or one operational 2½ pound or larger fire extinguisher.  Motorcycles must be equipped with one gallon of water or one operational 2 ½ pound or larger fire extinguisher.
  • Any electric fence controller in use shall be listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory or be certified by the Department of Consumer and Business Services and be operated in compliance with the manufacturer’s instructions.

Public Use Restricitons

DFPA info line:   541-672-0379

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