Parish Cabin Fire- Human Caused
Incident: Parish Cabin Wildfire
Investigators have determined that the Parish Cabin Fire is human caused, and the point of origin is outside of the campground. Officials state that the fire remains under investigation, and further findings will be released at the applicable times.
Due to extremly dry conditions on the Malheur National Forest, Personal Use Restrictions remain in effect.
Forest visitors are asked to use caution when traveling on the forest and to report any fires they may see as well as violations of these restrictions.
Under Public Use Restrictions the following restrictions apply:
Visitors are not allowed to have an open campfire or charcoal grill except in specific designated recreation sites - if you are in a designated recreation site, please make sure your fire is dead out prior to leaving.
Liquid gas stoves and heaters are allowed.
No fires are allowed in the Monument Rock or Strawberry Mountain Wildernesses.
The use of internal combustion engines is prohibited.
Generators may be operated under the following conditions:
·(a) in the center of an area at least 10 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of flammable material, or
·(b) when fully contained within a pickup truck bed that is devoid of all flammable material, or
·(c) if factory installed in a recreational vehicle and the generator exhaust discharge is located in the center of an area at least 10 feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable materials.
Smoking is not permitted while traveling through timber, brush, or grass.
- Smoking is only permitted in an enclosed vehicle, building, or within specific developed recreation sites. Smoking is also allowed while stopped in an area that is at least three feet in diameter and is cleared of all flammable material.
Travel restrictions under public use restrictions prohibit motor vehicles traveling off of designated Forest roads and trails.
Firewood cutting is prohibited at this time.