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News Release
Lincoln County Fire Agencies To Begin Debris Burn Ban - 05/25/23

Media Release sent on behalf of the Lincoln County Fire Defense Board

LINCOLN COUNTY NOTIFICATION

Issue Date: May 24, 2023

Issued By: Lincoln County Fire Defense Board - Chief Bryan Daniels

Notice: Lincoln County, Debris Burning Notification

Lincoln County Fire Agencies To Begin Debris Burn Ban

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

Agencies and Effective Dates:

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 the cost of extinguishing fire.

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Respectfully submitted, 

Bryan Daniels, FSCEO
Lincoln County Fire Defense Board Chief
Fire Chief - Depoe Bay Fire District
541-764-2202
bdaniels@depoebayfire.com

 

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