Open Burn on Reservation Effective Sept. 30, 2017

For immediate release:   September 29, 2017

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




Burn Ban Ends on Reservation September 30


2016 Burn Ban Lifted Sept. 24

Open Burning on Reservation allowed September 24 

Burn ban lifted on Reservation

Open burning, including trash in burning barrels and yard debris, will be allowed on the Umatilla Indian Reservation beginning October 4. Umatilla Tribal Fire Chief Rob Burnside says the lower temperatures and higher humidity allow for burns to b