• rachaelpope


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 IV (IFPL 4) effective the morning of Tuesday, August 10th at 12:01 a.m. This industrial closure applies to 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

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

For more information about industrial or public fire restrictions that are in effect on DFPA protected lands, call DFPA’s 24-hour information line at (541) 672-0379 or visit

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