BURNING RESTRICTIONS

October 13, 2020

END OF FIRE SEASON, DROP BIN CONTINUES

Seaside, Ore. – October 13th, 2020 – The Oregon Department of Forestry, Astoria District announced today that the 2020 Fire Season has officially ended. With the end of fire season, logging operations are no longer subject to fire protection laws, such as maintaining fire equipment at logging sites. This area includes all state, private and BLM forest lands in the Northwest Oregon Area, which includes the Astoria, Tillamook and Forest Grove Districts of the Oregon Department of Forestry.
 
Please note, for those residing in the City of Seaside and the Seaside Rural Fire Protection District, burning of yard debris is now allowed by use of burn barrels or burn piles from sunrise until sunset. Permits must be obtained by following the link below. If you obtained a permit dated for 2020, it is good through the end of the calendar year.

 

As a way  to limit smoke problems. A drop bin will be located at Seaside Fire & Rescue parking lot every Tuesday and Thursday from 8am till 2pm for your yard debris if you choose not to burn.

July 02, 2020

REGULAR FIRE SEASON 2020

NOTICE (June 29th, 2020): Starting at 1:00 am on Wednesday July 1st, 2020 FIRE SEASON is in effect for all of Clatsop County including Seaside. Details can be found below or in the release found here. 


All open debris burning is closed except for burn barrels (metal barrel in good condition, with a heavy mesh screen) from sunrise to 10:00 am, you must have a shovel and hand tool at the site and a valid burn permit.


If you live within our district please call Seaside Dispatch prior to burning to activate your permit for the day, the same rules for burning in barrels the rest of the year still apply, as always within the city limits only yard debris is allowed, and within the entire district plastics, petroleum products, garbage is never allowed, DEQ permits are required for industrial, commercial, construction and demolition debris.


Recreational fires are allowed with stipulations: a) Only at designated campsites, personal residences, or beaches. b) Not closer than 50 feet from dune grass and 15 feet from any structure, fires are never allowed in driftwood. c) all combustibles (including grass and brush) must be clear of the fire 5 feet around and 10 feet above the fire. d) Maximum recreational fire size is 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet in height. e) Maximum fire pit size is 4 feet in diameter and must be at least 12 inches high. f) You must attend you recreational fire the entire time and completely extinguish it before leaving.

 

Recreational fires and Barrels may be banned during east wind events or if fire conditions deteriorate.

October 11, 2019

NO CURRENT RESTRICTIONS

NEWS RELEASE: Fire season officially ends, permits still required for burn barrels and piles in Seaside Fire Protection areas

Seaside, Ore. – October 11, 2019 – The Oregon Department of Forestry, Astoria District announced today that the 2019 Fire Season has officially ended. With the end of fire season, logging operations are no longer subject to fire protection laws, such as maintaining fire equipment at logging sites. This area includes all state, private and BLM forest lands in the Northwest Oregon Area, which includes the Astoria, Tillamook and Forest Grove Districts of the Oregon Department of Forestry.

Please note, for those residing in the City of Seaside and the Seaside Rural Fire Protection District, burning of yard debris is now allowed by use of burn barrels or burn piles from sunrise until sunset. Permits must be obtained by contacting Seaside Fire and Rescue at (503) 738-5420 or visiting the office during regular business hours. If you obtained a permit dated for 2019, it is good through the end of the calendar year.

August 28, 2018

OREGON STATE PARKS BEACH FIRE BAN LIFTED

 Oregon State Parks have lifted their restrictions on beach fires. Please refer to regular Fire Season rules. Burn barrels are  allowed from Sunrise to 10am with a valid permit. Recreational fires are still allowed as long as you follow the stipulations. Open debris burning is still banned. 

2018 Fire Season Flyer 

August 22, 2018

OREGON STATE PARKS BEACH FIRE BAN

Because of continued hot, dry conditions and the high number of wildfires still burning throughout the state, Oregon State Parks have issued the following restrictions.

Coastal parks

  • Campfires are allowed only in coastal park campgrounds, except Alfred Loeb and Saddle Mountain where the ban remains in place.

  • Valve-operated propane fire pits are allowed in coastal parks and on beaches.

  • No beach fires (wood, charcoal or other open flames) allowed on any ocean beach.

  • Campfires are not allowed in day-use area fire rings in coastal parks.

For more information visit their website.

June 20, 2018

Seaside, Ore. –  Regular Fire Season is effect as of Tuesday June 26th @ 1:00 am

Burn barrels are  allowed from Sunrise to 10am with a valid permit. Recreational fires are still allowed as long as you follow the stipulations. Open debris burning is still banned. 

2018 Fire Season Flyer 

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