As one would expect, the recent rains have been sufficient to declare fire season over in the Southwest District of the Oregon Department of Forestry. The fire danger has been downgraded to “low.”
Industrial precautions have been lifted for ODF-protected lands. The same is true for the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest and the wild section of the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River.
Barrel burning is allowable within regulatory, as well as burning of debris piles.
This year’s season lasted 127 days. The average is 142.