August 27, 2019 10:20
MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. – A burn ban is in effect in Multnomah County due to high temperatures, low humidity and dry conditions expected in the area Tuesday.
The Multnomah Fire Defense Board Chief Scott Lewis issued an outdoor burn ban Tuesday morning for all areas of Multnomah County.
The ban includes recreational camp fires, fire pits, yard debris, agricultural burning and permits issued for open burning until further notice.
Anyone with questions should check with their local fire department for more information.
Local districts can be reached at the following numbers:
Outdoor barbecuing is still allowed, but residents should use caution and dispose of charcoal briquettes and ashes properly.
Smokers should make sure their cigarettes are completely out and placed in receptacles.