September 20, 2021 3:45 a.m.
The Umpqua Nationwide Forest has lowered its Public Use Restrictions and Industrial Hearth Precaution Ranges resulting from current precipitation.
PUR’s have been dropped to Stage 2. A launch mentioned the restrictions comply with energetic administration strategies primarily based on scientific components, climate circumstances and preparedness ranges.
The forest has moved to Industrial Hearth Precaution Stage II, or LOW on all ranger districts throughout the forest. That implies that energy saws – besides at loading websites, cable yarding and the blasting, welding or slicing of steel is allowed between 8:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.
For extra info on this or different Nationwide Forest alerts go to: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/umpqua/alerts-notices