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Field/Ditch Burning

Please contact the AFD if you plan this type of burn so that we are aware of it

CONSIDERATIONS WHEN BURNING FIELDS OR DITCHES:

  • WIND SPEED/DIRECTION.
  • SEVERAL SMALL BURNS ARE SAFER THAN ONE LARGE BURN.
  • DIRECTION OF FIRE SPREAD.
  • ACCESS/ ROADS.
  • MATERIAL TO BE BURNED.
  • BUILDINGS IN AREA OF BURN.
  • UTILITIES IN AREA OF BURN ( POWER POLES, PROPANE TANKS).
  • FIREFIGHTING TOOLS ON HAND INCLUDING WATER SUPPLY.

Please call 911 if your burn gets out of control

CONTACT:

Chad LaVallee, AFD Fire Chief

541 382-2333

clavallee@afdist.org