Bend
57° F
Clear
Clear
Advertisement

C.O. industrial fire precaution levels reduced

By KTVZ.COM news sources
Published On: Sep 23 2013 07:21:32 PM CDT
Fire Alert logo

BEND, Orr. -

Due to cooler weather and moisture coming into the area, the leaders of the BLM and Forest Service dropped the Industrial Fire Precaution Level to a Level 1 on all lands managed by their agencies in Central Oregon as of noon Monday.

All lands on the BLM Prineville District, the Deschutes and Ochoco national forests and the Crooked River National Grassland are now in a Level 1 Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL), which means that normal fire season precautions are in effect. 

The BLM and Forest Service lands in Central Oregon had been under an IFPL Level 2.  An IFPL Level 2 requires a suspension of operations between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. every day.

 The federal action does not change any State of Oregon fire restrictions.

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement