Fire season restrictions have begin

As of Friday, June 15, certain fire restrictions were put into effect for Creswell, Cottage Grove and the surrounding areas within South Lane County Fire & Rescue boundaries, according to SLCF&R Fire Chief John Wooten.
Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except in vehicles on improved roads, in boats on the water and other designated locations.
Open fires are prohibited, including campfires, charcoal fires, cooking fires and warming fires, except at locations where firepits are present. Portable cooking stoves using liquefied or bottled fuels are allowed. Briquette use is allowed . . .