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HEAT ILLNESS!

Heat Illness can be deadly. Every year, thousands of people get sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. The body normally cools itself by sweating. During hot weather, especially with high humidity, sweating isn't enough. Body temperature can rise to dangerous levels if precautions are not taken such as drinking water frequently and resting in the shade or air conditioning. Heat illnesses range from heat rash and heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat stroke requires immediate medical attention and can result in death. To prevent Heat Illness drink water every 15 minutes, even if you are not thirsty. Rest in the shade to cool down. Wear a hat and light-colored clothing. earn the signs of heat illness and what to do in an emergency. If you feel like you or someone you are with is suffering from heat exhaustion or heat stroke, call 9-1-1. Heat Exhaustion symptoms include: weakness; cool, pale and clammy skin; fast, weak pulse; nausea or vomiting; fainting and heavy sweating. Heat Stroke symptoms include: High body temperature (above 103°F)*; Hot, red, dry or moist skin; Rapid and strong pulse; and Possible unconsciousness.

OUTDOOR BURNING - Closed for Summer Fire Season!

Outdoor burning is closed for the summer fire season, with the exception of recreational campfires.  Recreational campfires must be performed in compliance with our outdoor burning regulations for recreational burning.  A copy of the regulations must be present at your campfire site while burning is in progress.  A copy of our burning regulations may be obtained from our website at sistersfire.com, or from our main fire station at 301 S. Elm Street in Sisters, or from any one of our substations located in the Camp Sherman, Tollgate and Squaw Creek Canyon Recreational Estates areas.  If your campfire should burn out of control, please call 9-1-1 immediately.

Call (541) 549-2333 Before You Burn!

Outdoor Burning Regulations