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FOREST LANDS CLOSED TO INDUSTRIAL ACTIVITY - IFPL 4 Effective 9-8-2020

Due to the extreme fire conditions and the forecasted hot and dry weather, the Douglas Forest Protective Association will move to INDUSTRIAL FIRE PRECAUTION LEVEL FOUR (IFPL 4) effective September 8th at 12:01 a.m. for all lands within the Douglas District. This includes all private, county, state, Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Indian Affairs lands that are protected by DFPA. During IFPL 4, all industrial activity is prohibited.

For the general public, DFPA’s Public Use Restrictions remain in effect and are unchanged with a fire danger rating of EXTREME. During Extreme fire danger, the mowing of dead grass, the cutting, grinding or welding of metal, the use of power saw for non-industrial purposes, and the use power driven machinery to complete non-industrial improvements or developments on private property is prohibited. A complete list of DFPA’s Public Use Restrictions can be found at www.dfpa.net/public-fire-restrictions.

In addition to DFPA’s Public Use Restrictions, many large industrial landowners have closed public access to their landholdings due to the extreme fire conditions. For more information about public access closures issued by industrial landowners, contact the appropriate landowner or visit www.ofic.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2020-OFIC-Closure-Form.pdf

For more information about IFPL or Public Use Restrictions in effect on DFPA protected land, call DFPA’s 24-hour closure information line at (541) 672-0379 or visit www.dfpa.net.




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