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From: Tim Heider, Clackamas County Public Affairs Manager, 503-742-5911

08-18-17

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Fire warning level raised, stronger restrictions in county parks and forests

Clackamas County is issuing a Level 3 Fire Warning for all county parks and forestland properties. This includes the three county parks that feature recreational vehicle (RV) camping sites – Barton Park, Feyrer Park and Metzler Park.

Restrictions at county parks and forestlands, which are expected to remain in place until at least next Tuesday, include:

This move follows campfires being banned at Oregon State Parks. Fire districts will be issuing their own fire danger warnings for extreme fire conditions.

For more information, members of the media or public may contact Clackamas County Public Affairs Manager Tim Heider at 503-742-5911 or theider@clackamas.us.

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