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Fire restrictions in place for Willamette National Forest – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2022-08-05 01:59:33 –

Portland, Oregon (coin) – during crew combat Oregon wildfiresThe Forest Service announced new fire limits for the Willamette National Forest beginning Friday, August 5.

Restrictions include all campfires, charcoal, briquette and pellet fires except in designated campsites. Authorities also said there would be restrictions on chainsaws, generators and smoking.

All land within the forest is subject to fire restrictions, except for the Three Sisters, Mt Jefferson, Mt Washington, Lake Waldo, and the Diamond Peak Wilderness Area. The Forest Service noted that portable cookstoves, lanterns and heaters that use liquid or bottled fuel are still allowed if they can be turned on and off.

“Restrictions are in place to reduce the likelihood of man-made wildfires,” said Fire Manager Ed Hiatt. “The criteria that determine when an area should be placed under fire control are determined locally, with input from partner agencies and communities. factors are included.”

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