BAKER CITY:  Burn limitations are reduced

BAKER CITY: Burn limitations are reduced

The Baker City Fire Department has reduced the burning limitations within the City of Baker City. Baker City Fire Chief John Clark says that campfires-firewood for cooking purposes only, will be allowed with valid burn permit and the use of burn barrels will be allowed with a valid burn permit, provided the burn barrel meets the requirements outlined in the permit.
Burning of yard waste, trash etc. in fire pits and other open burning is not allowed at this time.
For the City of Lostine. The burn ban has been lifted for burn barrels.