Open burning season delayed until November 1st, no fall burning for some in Lane County
As a precaution, the backyard burning ban has been extended until November 1st, 2015. The backyard burning season, also known as open burning or outdoor burning, is determined by the Lane County Fire Defense Board. Extended dry and hot conditions continue to keep fire danger levels high.

Stagnant weather conditions causing pollution levels to rise

LRAPA logoTomorrow, October 1st, marks the first day of the open/backyard burning season for most residents in Lane County.

National Weather Service forecasts wildfire smoke intrusions

Air qualityHot Weather Could Trigger an Increase in Air Pollution

Backyard burningLane County’s off-again, on-again backyard burning season is set to shut down soon.

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