South Lane County Fire and Rescue News Blog
BASED ON THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND IN CONJUNCTION WITH OUR ODF PARTNERS SLCFR WILL BE LOWERING THE FIRE DANGER SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18 FROM "HIGH" TO "LOW".
PLEASE REMEMBER BACKYARD BURNING IS STILL CLOSED.
SLCFR WILL NOT BE HAVING A SEPTEMBER BOARD MEETING.
THE NEXT BOARD MEETING WILL BE ON OCTOBER 21, 2021 AT 7:00PM.
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 18, 2021 THE CITIES OF COTTAGE GROVE AND CRESWELL AS WELL AS WESTERN LANE WILL BE MOVING BACK TO "HIGH FIRE DANGER" THIS MEANS YOU CAN MOW BEFORE 10:00AM AND AFTER 8:00PM AT NIGHT.
Please be cautious with yardwork during the days we see extreme heat. As a reminder; the mowing of dried grass is prohibited during extreme fire danger.
These pictures from a recent local fire illustrate how quickly a fire can spread out of control from something as seemingly harmless as mowing.