City of Salem Burn Ban Still in Effect

The City of Salem reminds residents that the Burn Ban is still in effect and will continue until at least August 22.  Weather conditions have been hot and dry and are predicted to remain so for the foreseeable future. Atmospheric conditions within the City of Salem are such that open burning and recreational fires pose a hazard to persons and property throughout the entire City of Salem area.

Pursuant to Salem Revised Code (SRC) 58.001 – 58.004 and the Oregon Fire Code 307.1.1the City of Salem is imposing a total ban on recreational fires and open burning, effective immediately and continuing until terminated by the Fire Code Official. Continue reading