ODF, Tillamook State Forest, wildfire

Region closed to logging, other industrial forest use

A "Super Scooper" plane fights the Powerline Fire near Cherry Grove. Photo taken from ODF video

Beginning Friday, September 11 at 1 a.m., logging and other industrial forest activities in the entirety of the Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association region will be closed due to wildfire danger and limited firefighting resources. 

The move by the Oregon Department of Forestry to shift the forests to Industrial Fire Precaution Level 4 comes on the heels of a shutdown of access to state forests for the general public announced on Wednesday. 

The Northwest Oregon Forest Protective Association region stretches north to the Columbia River, west to the Pacific Ocean, south to Sheridan . . .

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