Current Burn Information

Friday, October 21, 2016
Is Not a
Burn Day

Last update: 10/21/2016 4:56:10 AM
If the burn line message has not been updated today, please call (541) 966-3651
Burn Line 278-6397 or 1-800-305-2876

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Umatilla County Smoke Management

Don't forget to renew your permit for 2016!

    Designated Burn/No Burn Days

    The designation of a Burn or No Burn day shall apply to all areas of the county. The following days will automatically constitute No Burn days:
      • Air stagnation days. Days that are designated by the National Weather Service.
      • Fire Safety Days. Days on which the State Fire Marshall, his designated agent, or the Board of Commissioners has determined burning should be prohibited based on general fire safety conditions.
      • Haze reduction days. The following days will be Haze Reduction Days:
        • Pendleton Round-Up. Open burning covered by this permit, is prohibited county wide from the Saturday preceding Round-Up through the Sunday following Round-Up.
        • National Holidays. Memorial Day weekend (Saturday through Monday). July 4th (Independence Day). Labor Day weekend (Saturday through Monday).
        • Other Festivals & Events. For the events listed below, no open burning will be allowed within a radius of three miles of the event site, nor within 5 miles generally upwind of the site.
          • Umatilla County Fair & Farm City Pro Rodeo (Hermiston).
          • Fort Henrietta Days Celebration (Echo).
          • Hermiston Days
          • OSU/USDA Experimental Station Research Field Day (Adams).
          • Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation events (to be identified and applied for inclusion on a yearly basis).
          • Caledonian Games (Athena).
          • Muddy-Frogwater Festival (Milton-Freewater).
          • Walla Walla County Fair (Walla Walla)