PENDLETON — Umatilla County has changed the burn day designation effective immediately to a NO BURN DAY status due to a red flag warning from the National Weather Service for critical fire weather conditions this afternoon.

Reasonable efforts must be taken to extinguish any open burning, and/or minimize smoke. No new fires may be ignited due to the change in Burn Day status.

For more information, contact the Umatilla County Planning Department at 541-278-6252.

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