The fire danger level rises to extreme Saturday
The Oregon Department of Forestry has announced the fire danger level will rise to extreme on Saturday.
Temperatures have hovered around the 100 degree mark which has cooked vegetation into a tinder-dry condition.
All previous restrictions remain in effect and additionally all power-driven and spark-emitting equipment such as chainsaws, mowers, wood splitters and generators must be shut down by 10:00 a.m. daily. A fire watch of at least an hour is required after this type of equipment is shut down.
The Industrial Fire Precaution Level remains at level two.