Monday, July 16, 2018

Forest Grove District Enters High Fire Danger and IFPL Level 2

With Summer temperatures rising creating a high fire danger in our forests, the Forest Grove  district entered an Industrial Fire Precaution Level of 2 at 0100 this morning. 
For forest workers, this means a Limited Shutdown.   The following may operate only between 8pm and 1pm:
  • Power saws, except at loading sites
  • Feller-bunchers with rotary head saws
  • Cable yarding
  • Blasting
  • Welding, cutting, or grinding of metal
For all other visitors to our forests, Regulated Use remains in effect.