For immediate release:   September 29, 2017

Contact:   Fire Chief Rob Burnside, 541-276-2126




Burn Ban Ends on Reservation September 30


Open burning, including trash in burning barrels and yard debris, will be allowed on the Umatilla Indian Reservation beginning at 12:01 AM September 30, 2017. 

Umatilla Tribal Fire Chief Rob Burnside says the lower temperatures and higher humidity allow for burns to be reinstated.

If you have questions or concerns with burns please call either Umatilla Tribal Dispatch at (541) 278-0550 or Office of Air Quality at (541) 429-7080.  The Office of Air Quality is responsible for burn permits and determination of burning activities.


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