U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
For Release: Sept. 22, 2008
Fire Restrictions to be Lifted on BLM, Forest Lands
Other Outdoor Burning Permits are Still Suspended
Seasonal restrictions on campfires and firewood cutting will be lifted Sunday, Sept. 28, on public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management’s Eagle Lake, Alturas and Surprise field offices and the Modoc National Forest. The announcement affects public lands in Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Sierra, eastern Siskiyou, eastern Shasta counties in California and Washoe and Humboldt counties in Nevada.
When restrictions are lifted, campfires can again be used outside of developed recreation sites. Campfire permits are required. The 1 p.m. shutdown time for chainsaws also will be lifted.
Campfire restrictions limiting fires to designated recreation sites will remain in effect on the Lassen National Forest until further notice, as will requirements limiting smoking to recreation sites, buildings and enclosed vehicles.
Susanville Interagency Fire Center