Current Fire Restrictions

Even with the recent rain, our forests are still extremely dry under the surface and all burning in our District is still closed, except for specific designated campgrounds. This includes all campfires and solid fuel BBQs (including charcoal and pellets) on both public and private lands. Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are still allowed.

Chainsaw use is allowed until 1:00 pm. You must have fire suppression equipment and ample water or fire extinguisher on hand, and stay on site for 2 hours afterwards doing a fire watch.

For more information, click here or contact the Oregon Department of Forestry at 541-549-2731

Please note: La Pine Fire District does not create or enforce fire regulations and closures. These are created by various governmental agencies including ODF, USFS, BLM, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office. The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) and Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch (COID) are the agencies with enforcement authority for these regulations. Regulations issued by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) apply to all private lands in the La Pine Fire District. We share dual jurisdiction and in general, if you live in the La Pine Fire District, you are also governed by the ODF restrictions. You can visit Deschutes County Dial at https://dial.deschutes.org, enter your address, and click on “Current Tax Statement.” If you see “Department of Forestry Fire Patrol” on the tax breakdown, then their regulations apply to your property. Many of our residents also live in an HOA, which may have additional restrictions. The more stringent restrictions of the two are the ones that apply in that situation.

Notice of La Pine Fire District Board of Directors Meeting

The Board of Directors of the La Pine Rural Fire Protection District will hold a Regular Board Meeting on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. at the fire station located at 51550 Huntington Road, La Pine.  Requests for public comment must be made in writing by US Mail or by emailing admin@lapinefire.com and must be received by 3 p.m. the day prior to the meeting.

The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Complete agendas or request for interpreter for the hearing impaired or for accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting through the district administrative office at 51590 Huntington Road, La Pine.  Please also note that with changing Covid restrictions, social distancing requirements will be enforced and masks required.  Any other mandates that may be issued prior to the meeting, up to and including holding the meeting via Zoom, will be followed as well.  Please watch our website for those updates.  For further information or to request special needs accommodation call 541-536-2935.


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