Medford, OR - The Industrial Fire Precaution Level on all Ranger Districts have increased to a Level II (partial hootowl) on the east sideof the Forest, which includes the Siskiyou Mountains, High Cascades and Wild Rivers Rangers Districts.
Partial Hootowl - The following may operate only between the hours of 8 p.m. and 1 p.m. local time:
- power saws except at loading sites;
- cable yarding;
- welding or cutting of metal.
Industrial Fire Precaution Levels currently remain at Level 1 for the west side of the Forest, which includes the Powers and Gold Beach Ranger Districts.
Members of the public are cautioned that failure to comply with these restrictions may result in criminal and/or civil penalties.
For more detailed information on public use restrictions contact any Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest office or go towww.fs.usda.gov/rogue-siskiyou.