Fire Season is Still in Effect

, Posted: Mon, September 9 2013 at 8:09 AM, Updated: Mon, September 9 2013 at 8:12 AM

Officials with the Oregon Department of Forestry are issuing a statement: Fire season is still in effect.

Officials say for many Oregonians, the first rain of the season also brings the impulse to burn yard debris. But we're not in the clear yet.

Officials say with such a dry summer season, and another hot week ahead, fire danger is still extreme.

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