Please call the Burn Advisory Hotline 541-766-6971 for more information on days
and times backyard burning is allowed (Rural Area Only).
Benton County Fire Defense Board Chief Rick Smith asked residents to think about other ways to dispose of their backyard debris. “We encourage you to consider alternatives to burning such as the Community Wildfire Protection Plan chipping program, debris recycling, and Pacific Region Compost.”
The fire defense board chiefs encouraged residents to increase
their awareness of wildfires and take steps to help protect their property. The
work that a homeowner does now to establish a defensible space around his/her
property can make the difference between a home or structure burning or surviving intact.
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