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News Release
Lincoln Co. - Debris Burning Notice from Fire Defense Board - 07/01/22

Please see attached notice from the Lincoln County Fire Defense Board.


Fire Agencies to begin Debris Burn Bans - Lincoln County, Oregon

With increased temperatures, decreased precipitation, and in cooperation with the Oregon Department of Forestry, several fire agencies in Lincoln County will soon be implementing bans on yard debris burning.

Agencies and Effective Dates:

  • North Lincoln Fire & Rescue – July 10th at dusk
  • Depoe Bay Fire District – July 10th at dusk
  • Newport Fire Department – July 5th 
  • Seal Rock Fire District – July 5th 
  • Central Coast Fire & Rescue – July 5th 
  • Toledo Fire Department – July 5th 
  • Siletz Fire District – July 5th 
  • Yachats Fire District - July 10th at dusk
  • Oregon Department of Forestry – July 6th at 00:01 am

This ban is specific to yard debris burning and does not include recreational campfires, portable propane/patio fireplaces, or charcoal BBQ grills.  Please check with your local fire agency for details specific to each jurisdiction. 

Reminder: Carelessness is the largest cause of wildfire.

Escaped fires of any kind resulting in property damage requiring efforts from a fire agency or multiple fire agencies, may result in fines and individual financial responsibility for damages caused and for fire response recovery, per Oregon Revised Statue; 476.920 - Billing owner of property for cost of extinguishing fire.

Additional Resource Links:

Fire Districts/Departments of Lincoln County and Oregon Department of Forestry:


Respectfully submitted, 

Jenny Demaris, County Emergency Manager
Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

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