11/25/19 An upcoming shift in the weather has prompted a decrease in restrictions for industrial slash burning, effective immediately. As a result, prescribed fire and industrial slash burning may increase in high-elevation, remote areas throughout Jackson and Josephine Counties.
Rain and potential
snow in the forecast has allowed the change, as many of the areas impacted by
the wet forecast are industrial lands. This change is currently limited to
areas in high elevations, however, all industrial restrictions will be lifted Monday,
December 2, 2019, as regulated by the Oregon Smoke Management. Additional
information can be found here: https://www.oregon.gov/odf/fire/pages/burn
restrictions are specifically for industrial use, and are separate from general
public burning regulations. Before a debris burn, members of the public should
first contact their local fire district for any needed permits, and on the day
of the debris burn, contact the appropriate county burn line to confirm it is a
• Jackson County: (541) 776-7007
• Josephine County: (541) 476-9663
information is available
online at our Facebook page: @ODFSouthwest and our website: www.swofire.com.