Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Yard debris burning allowed in Lincoln County

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The Lincoln County Fire Defense Board, and the nine fire protection agencies are opening burn season Monday, October 12, 2020.

With our recent rain and forecasted precipitation, the risk of fire spread has decreased and is expected to remain at a low level.

We thank the public for adhering to the burn regulations this summer. This summer showed the damaging results of out of control wildfire in our County. We remind you to use caution when burning yard debris.

Many Lincoln County fire agencies require a permit to burn yard debris (also known as open burning. We encourage the public to contact their local fire agency for specific regulations regarding burning of yard debris.

Below is contact information for all Lincoln County Fire Agencies:

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue – 541-996-2233

Depoe Bay Fire District – 541-764-2202

Newport Fire Dept./N.R.F.P.D – 541-265-9461

Seal Rock Fire District – 541-563-4441

Central OR Coast Fire Dist. – 541-563-3121

Yachats Rural Fire Prot. Dist. – 541-547-3266

Siletz Valley Fire District – 541-444-2043

Toledo Fire Dept./E.L.C.R.F.P.D – 541-336-3311

Oregon Dept. of Forestry (Toledo Unit) – 541-336-2273

Robert Murphy
Fire Chief, Newport Fire Department
Lincoln County Fire Defense Board Chief
[email protected]

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  1. I can tell you it’s prohibited in Lincoln City, courtesy of the same Mayor that
    brought us the annoying traffic islands in the middle of the road. I think she
    went back to California, hopefully.
    Of course, burning debris is dicey and many “adults” shouldn’t be allowed
    matches.

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