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DOUGLAS FOREST PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION

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PUBLIC USE RESTRICTIONS GO INTO EFFECT 6-24-2015




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Effective June 24th, 2015

The following restrictions are in effect for all DFPA protected land, and all land within 1/8th mile thereof:


·   Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in enclosed vehicles on improved roads.

 

·    Open fires are prohibited, including campfires, charcoal fires, cooking fires and warming fires, except at designated locations. Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are allowed. Open fires are allowed if conducted in compliance with a valid Burning Permit issued pursuant to ORS 477.515.

 

·    Chain saw use is prohibited, between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in areas subject to Industrial Fire Precaution Level I and II. Chain saw use is permitted at all other hours, if the following firefighting equipment is present with each operating saw: one shovel and one operational 8 ounce or larger fire extinguisher. In addition, a fire watch is required at least one hour following the use of each saw.

 

·    Chain saw use is prohibited in areas subject to Industrial Fire Precaution Level III and IV.

 

·    Use of motor vehicles, including motorcycles and all-terrain vehicles, is prohibited, except on improved roads or for the commercial culture and harvest of agricultural crops.

 

·    Possession of the following firefighting equipment is required while traveling in a motorized vehicle, except on federal and state highways, county roads and driveways: one shovel and one gallon of water or one operational 2˝ pound or larger fire extinguisher. All-terrain vehicles and motorcycles must be equipped with one operational 2 ˝ pound or larger fire extinguisher.

 

·    Use of fireworks is prohibited.

 

·    Cutting, grinding and welding of metal is prohibited, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Cutting, grinding and welding of metal is permitted at all other hours, if conducted in a cleared area and if a water supply is present.

 

·    Mowing of dried and cured grass with power driven equipment is prohibited, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., except for the commercial culture and harvest of agricultural crops.

 

·    Any electric fence controller in use shall be: 1) Listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory or be certified by the Department of Consumer and Business Services; and 2) Operated in compliance with manufacturer’s instructions.

      
In addition, the following acts are prohibited during fire season in accordance with ORS 477.510 and ORS 477.512:

     (1)  Smoking while working in or traveling through any operation area.

(2)  The use of fuse and caps for blasting, unless approval is granted by the forester.

(3)  The release of a sky lantern that is inside the district or within one-eighth mile of a district, or when released, crosses above land that is inside the district or within one-eighth mile of the district.

(4)  The discharge of an exploding target inside the district or within one-eighth mile of the district.

(5)  The discharge of tracer ammunition on land that is within the district or within one-eighth mile of the district, or when discharged, crosses above land that is within the district or within one-eighth mile of the district.






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