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Fire season in effect


July 20, 2022

As of July 11, all Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) districts are in fire season.

Public use restrictions may be in place where you live or at a destination you plan on recreating to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires.

Compared with previous years, this is a slightly delayed start to the season for the state. The heavy rains in May and June of this year have helped in that. However, ODF urges Oregonians to remain vigilant in preventing human-caused wildfires.

“Don’t be lulled into complacency because of the weather,” Fire Protection Division Chief Mike Shaw said. “July a...

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