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Time for burn barrel rules to take effect

It is time once again to begin fire season. The Crook County Rural Fire Protection District Number One and the city of Prineville Fire Department will begin to restrict the hours for burning in their respective jurisdictions.
Currently burning is allowed during daylight hours only. On Monday, May 28, the hours for burning will be from daylight to noon. Also a reminder to city of Prineville residents that Monday is a holiday and city ordinance prohibits burning inside city limits on holidays such as Memorial Day.
   Always call the Fire Department Burn Line of 447-BURN (2876) before any burning since burning regulations can change any time.
   In the City of Prineville
   Open burning, such as burn piles and weed burning is prohibited.
   Burn barrels are allowed from daylight to noon.
   Burn barrels must be attended by a responsible person at all times.
   Burn barrels in the city require a burning permit, available at the Prineville Fire Department.
   Permits have a one-time ten-dollar fee.
   Burn barrels are not permitted on Sundays.
   In the Crook County Rural Fire Protection District
   Open burning, such as burn piles, weed burning, and field burns is prohibited.
   Burn barrels are allowed from daylight to noon.
   Burn barrels must be attended by a responsible person at all times.
   There is no burning permit requirement.
   Burn barrel
   requirements
   A ten (10) foot cleared area is required.
   A heavy screen is required on top of the burn barrel.
   Screen must be of heavy metal.
   The burn barrel must be made of metal.
   No burning of tires, wiring, cans, animal waste, garbage, or other waste that causes a dense smoke or odor.
   Must have adequate water to keep fire under control.