Burn Day Forecast for Friday, March 22nd, 2019 is: "Yellow DAY"  

  

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    Yellow Day

No open burning on Yellow days. Use of wood burning stoves that meet EPA or DEQ emission standards is allowed. Non-certified stoves should not be used unless that is the sole source of heat for your household.    

 

Air Quality Index

For the last 24 hours, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was 32, with a particulate reading of 7.3.  The AQI is scaled from Zero to 500.  A reading of Zero to 50 is defined as good; 51 to 100 is moderate; 101 to 150 is unhealthful for sensitive groups; 151-200 is unhealthful; 201 to 300 is very unhealthful; and 301 to 500 is hazardous. 

For a complete list of burning regulations: Please visit the Pendleton Fire Department at 911 SW Court Ave., or visit their website at: https://pendleton.or.us/fire-department-ambulance-service.

City of Pendleton ORDINANCE NO. 3766: An ordinance regulating burning for the reduction of air pollution, protecting the health of the City of Pendleton.

https://cityofpendletonor.civicweb.net/document/11335

Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 478.965: Recovery by district of costs of suppressing unlawful fire.

https://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/478.965

If you have any questions regarding open burning or require a special burn permit, please call the Fire Department office at                  541-276-1442.