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KLAMATH FALLS, OR, October 14, 2019 The Oregon Department of Forestry in conjunction with Klamath County Fire District #1, US Forest Service, and City Parks staff plans to conduct a prescribed fire within the boundaries of Moore Park beginning Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

The primary objective of the prescribed burn is to safely reduce the buildup of dead/down fuels to provide an area that is less susceptible to severe impacts from future wildfire. Favorable weather conditions may create a window to treat up to 15 acres in Moore Park.

Smoke may be visible during and after ignitions for several days. Fire managers are working closely with local air districts to mitigate the effects of the smoke to the public and local air sheds. Firefighter and public safety are the highest priorities. Signs will be placed in the Moore Park and Lynnewood areas. Fire personnel, vehicles and equipment may be present.

The main roadway from the entrance to exit (the lower loop by the soccer fields and playground) will remain open. The upper gated loops in proximity to the burn will be signed and closed. The public is asked to watch for prescribed fire signs, be aware of fire operations and drive safely

Please drive with Caution!