Effective June 23rd at 08:00am, Clackamas Fire is enacting a High-Fire Danger Burn Ban for all backyard, open burning, and agricultural burning.
Upcoming high temperatures followed up with low humidity has the potential to create extreme fire behavior. This burn ban will be in effect until July 1st and will be re-evaluated then.
The High-Fire Danger Level applies to residents who live outside of Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) boundaries: To determine if you live within an ODF boundary, visit this map: ArcGIS
Burning restrictions are authorized under ORS 478.960 and Oregon Fire Code (19) Section 307.
All backyard, open burning and agricultural burning is prohibited during the ban. Recreational fires all allowed but are strongly discouraged. Residence will need to use extreme caution if any open flames are to be used. Barbeques are allowed. This includes charcoal, wood chips and gas grills.
Per CFD Ordinance 18-01, residence who decide to burn during high and extreme burn bans, will be subject to immediate extinguishment and could be liable for any costs associated with such extinguishment.