City lifts ban on outdoor recreational fires

By on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 in More Top Stories Northeastern Oregon News

LA GRANDE – The City of La Grande Fire Department, late last week announced a ban on Outdoor Recreational Fires has been removed.  The city is lifting the ban on outdoor recreational fires and charcoal Bar-B-Ques effective immediately. Citizens wishing to have a recreational fire shall:

Notify the Fire Department prior to commencement 

Fires cannot be within 25 feet of a structure

Immediate area around fire is to be cleared of dry vegetation 

A person must be in attendance until fire is extinguished 

A shovel, garden hose connected to a water supply and charged and/or an extinguisher with a minimum 4A rating should be available