Burning Debris Responsibly
Before burning outside, contact the Linn County Burn Line at 541-451-1904. This number will connect you with an automated message that is updated daily and informs you whether or not burning is allowed. If you are located in the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) overlap zone you are required to verify burn regulations through ODF.
Responsible Debris BurnsReview these tips to prevent your debris burn from starting a wildfire.
Materials That Cannot be Burned at any TimeDEQ regulations prohibit open burning of the following materials at any time, anywhere in the state of Oregon:
This means the use of a tire, garoline, diesel, and other like products to ignite a fire is also prohibited. To ignite, we recommend covering the pile (or part of it if it's large) to keep it dry, then starting with paper and a match.
For general questions about backyard burning and prohibited materials please use the DEQ link. All inquiries about burn regulations will be referred to the Oregon DEQ.