Lyons Fire District is in an open burning control area with established burn seasons: Projected open burning seasons dependent on fire conditions.
SPRING: March 1 through June 15 FALL: October 1 through December 15
During burn seasons, call the burn line number above prior to burning to verify days and times burning is allowed. Do NOT leave burn piles unattended. Keep burn piles small. Make sure you have a water source readily available .
Open Burning Responsibility • Fire should be attended until the fire is completely burned out or extinguished • Ensure the space around the burn area is clear • Do not locate the fire under overhead lines, overhanging trees, near fences or structures • Always have water and hand tools at the burn area to control the burn Open Burn Questions or Complaints Contact Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Link to: Burn Complaint or call at 503-378-8240
Backyard Burning You can only burn during Open Burning Seasons – call the daily burn information line before you burn. Outdoor burning can be done in an outdoor fireplace, burn barrel, backyard incinerator or a burn pile. What you can burn You can burn yard debris: wood, needles, or leave from plants grown and burned on the property of origin.
What you cannot burn You cannot burn tires, plastics, decomposable garbage (organic material, paper) petroleum and petroleum-treated materials, asphalt and asphalt materials, chemicals (pesticides, cleaners, detergents), or any material that produces black or dense smoke.
Agricultural Burning Agricultural burning is the burning of any agriculture waste generated by an agricultural operation that uses, or intends to use, land primarily for the purpose of obtaining a profit by raising, harvesting, and selling crops or raising or selling animals. You are not allow to burn materials on the do not burn list. Demolition waste is also not considered agricultural waste even if it is from a farm structure. Agricultural burning is regulated by the Oregon Department of Agriculture CLICK FOR MORE INFO. If you have a complaint about field burning, please call the Department of Agriculture at 503-986-4709
If you have any questions as to how your burn is classified, contact Lyons RFPD during office hours before you burn.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8a-4p
Ph. 503-859-2410 Fax 503-859-2422
1114 Main St. PO Box 179 Lyons, OR 97358
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