Polk County Oregon Is now in a ***BURN BAN***
Immediately call 911 to report threatening fires. The link below will give you some helpful information.PCFD No.1 Burn Information.pdf
Burning Information is Updated Every Morning – call (503) 838-2020
Always call the Fire District’s burning information line before you burn. Open burning violations can result in penalties of up to $10,000 per day. Fires must be attended at all times until completely burned out or extinguished.
Contact DEQ to report smoke complaints at (888)-997-7888. D.E.Q. has the authority under state law to prohibit open burning anywhere in the state on a day to day basis.
The following materials are prohibited from being burned:
- Rubber products
- Tires; Plastic
- Wet Garbage
- Petroleum & petroleum-treated materials
- Asphalt or industrial waste
- Any material that creates dense smoke or noxious odors.
WARNING: GASOLINE AND OTHER FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS ARE VERY VOLATILE AND DANGEROUS. DO NOT USE FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS TO START YOUR FIRE!