Fire Precautions Information

Defensible Space

Please read and share the following information with your neighbors, family, and friends. It could save their homes and yours, even lives in some cases.

Chainsaw Hours of Operation and Other Work Restrictions

Call 530-841-4588 for chainsaw hours of operation on the Klamath National Forest

Forest permit-holders (including firewood permit-holders) are exempted for permitted activities from forest orders implementing general fire restrictions. Permit-holder activities are governed by the conditions of their permit, Project Activity Level or PAL guidelines and chainsaw hours of operation. Information on when it is safe and permitted to operate chainsaws on the Klamath National Forest is available by calling 530-841-4588.

All non-permitted internal combustion motor uses off of NFS roads and designated trails are restricted by the order. Please see for more information.

Current Fires

For information on local prescribed burns, call the nearest District Office

Campfire Permits

For information on obtaining a current California Campfire Permit click here or call you nearest Klamath Forest Service Office.

Burn Day Information

For current burn day information call Siskiyou County Air Pollution Contol District at 530-842-8123

National Fire Situation Report