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Posted on: November 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Fire Season Information - Open Burn Window Suspended

Fire Season Keep Up to Date Fire Danger Low

As of 9:00 AM today fire season has officially come to an end in Southwest Oregon and the City of Grants Pass.  All restriction have been removed with the exception of open burning within the city limits.

With the end to fire season, we will be reinstating the open burn window November 14th through November 22nd.  Permits will be available starting Thursday, November 12th at the Parkway Public Safety Station located at 800 E. Park St.  Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, excluding holidays.  The last day to purchase a permit will be November 20th.

While fire season is over, fire prevention must continue. Please be vigilant while burning debris, making sure that a burn pile is never left unattended. Also, please use caution while using machinery that could produce a spark. Fall weather in Southern Oregon can vary greatly.

For questions please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 541-450-6200.

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