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Public Land Use and Fire Restrictions

Fire Danger is EXTREME

CLICK HERE  to view all Fire, Equipment, and Land Use Restrictions in effect.  These apply to all public and private lands protected by DFPA, which includes all of Glide Fire District.

  • NO BURNING is allowed except in designated campgrounds.  This burning ban includes charcoal fires, campfires, cooking fires, warming fires, debris piles, burn barrels, etc.  The use of portable cook stoves using liquified or bottled fuels is allowed.

  • Designated Campgrounds: 

            - Bureau of Land Management:  Cavitt Creek, Eagle View, Lone Pine, Millpond, Rock Creek, Susan Creek, Tyee.

            - Douglas County: Amacher Park, D.C. Fairgrounds, Pass Creek, Stanton Park, Chief Miwaleta, Whistler's Bend.

            - Umpqua National Forest Parks & Restrictions are listed on their website: https://www.fs.usda.gov/umpqua

For more information about public or industrial fire restrictions during Fire Season, visit www.dfpa.net or call DFPA’s 24 hour information line at 541-672-0379.

It is always illegal to burn plastic, tires, garbage, and most other waste products not from a tree or shrub.

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2016 Wildfire Statistics:

  • The 2016 fire season began on June 8th and lasted 120 days. 
  • Firefighters suppressed 75 fires which burned 120 acres on the Douglas District, with the largest fire of the year being the Highway 138 West fire on September 13th that burned 62 acres. 
  • Lightning sparked 1 fire which accounted for 1/10 acre, whereas 74 human caused fires burned the bulk of last summer’s acreage.