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Fire season ends in Northeastern Oregon


Starting today, fire season was officially terminated for forestlands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF), Northeast Oregon District. This includes private, state, county, municipal and tribal lands in seven counties: Union, Baker, Wallowa, Umatilla and small portions of Grant, Malheur and Morrow. Scattered rain showers throughout the district over the past few weeks, combined with cooler fall temperatures has reduced the fire danger. 

However, John Buckman, Northeast Oregon District Forester, reminds the public to implement safe practices when using fire in the fall months. 

“Fall is a good time to burn forest slash or yard debris, but please recognize that just one sunny and windy day can change conditions very quickly,” he said. “Each fall we respond to escaped fires, so please continue to use fire in a responsible manner."


Another accidental activation of alarm at Brooklyn; again, no threat found


There was another activation of the panic alarm system at Brooklyn Elementary School this morning. Police have searched the school at 1350 Washington Ave. and Police Chief Wyn Lohner reported about 8:50 a.m. that the situation was clear, no threat was found and all students are safe.

The alarm system, which was installed earlier this year at the school which houses 450 students in grades K-3, was accidentally activated on the morning of Sept. 24. There was no threat to students in that incident, either, but police and other emergency workers responded to search the school, and students were locked into their rooms as the district’s protocol dictates in such situations.


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