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RED Fire Restrictions In Place For Western Lane County

ODF-Western Lane District on Facebook

As of midnight Tuesday western Lane County is in “extreme” (RED) for public use fire restrictions. 


The Oregon Department of Forestry announced the change citing

Credit ODF-Western Lane District on Facebook

  triple digit high temperatures and low humidity forecast this week.

The “extreme” restrictions mean campfires are prohibited, as well as the use of gas or diesel powered equipment, except for mowing green grass in a well-irrigated yard. 

Industrial fire precaution levels are at 3.  


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Rachael McDonald is KLCC’s former News Director. Rachael has a BA in English from the University of Oregon. She started out in public radio as a newsroom volunteer at KLCC in 2000. After reporting for the Northwest News Network and KAZU, Rachael returned to KLCC in 2007 as Morning Edition host and a general assignment reporter covering politics, the environment, education, and the arts. She was hired as KLCC News Director in 2018. Rachael departed KLCC in June, 2022.