Starting tomorrow September 13th at 6:00 am the fire danger level will drop from extreme to high in southwest Oregon. The Oregon Department of Forestry says this affects 1.8 million acres of the state.
Dropping to high allows for mowing before 10am or after 8pm. Chain saws, brush cutters and other power-driven equpiment are also allowed during that time frame.
This will also allow campfires in desginated campgrounds.
To see the full list of restrictions: http://www.swofire.com/p/fire-season-regulations.html
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