Fire restrictions have been increased in the Umatilla National Forest.
Firewood cutting is not allowed, and equipment with internal combustion engines, such as chain saws, is not allowed. The restriction applies to all internal combustion engines other than motor vehicles, according to the Forest Service.
Campfires are allowed only in designated campgrounds and recreation sites. Bottled gas stoves are allowed for cooking.
Generators are allowed in the center of an area at least 10 feet in diameter that is cleared of all flammable material; or when fully contained within a pickup bed with no flammable material; or when factory installed in a recreational vehicle and the generator exhaust discharge is located in the center of an area at least 10 feet in diameter cleared of flammable material.
Smoking is only allowed within enclosed vehicles, buildings and developed recreation sites or when stopped in an area cleared of all flammable material.