Burn restrictions lifted
- Madras Pioneer - News
By Tom Jaca
Assistant fire chief
Effective Oct. 15, the burning closure that has been in effect through the summer will be lifted.
This means that open burning will be permitted during the daylight hours. If you exercise your burning privileges, the fire district stresses the following guidelines shall be maintained:
. A valid burning permit is required for all burning.
. All outside burning shall have someone attending it at all times.
. Burn only materials that are permitted by the fire district.
. Open burn piles shall not be within 25 feet of structures, fences or property lines.
Approved burning barrels, with a screen, are permitted to be used during daylight hours without a burning permit.
For additional information, regarding burning rules and regulations or to obtain a burning permit, stop by the fire station during regular business hours.