Author Archives: Sarah Bialous

Grandview Fire Update, July 12

Grandview Fire Update, July 12   Central Oregon – Firefighters worked through the night on the Grandview Fire, burning on private lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Crooked River National Grassland managed by the US Forest Service.   By morning, crews and dozers had preliminary containment lines or retardant around the […]

NORTHWEST FIRE AGENCIES IMPOSE RECREATIONAL BURNING CLOSURE TO HELP PREVENT SUMMER WILDFIRES

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, July 10 Northwest Fire Agencies including Sisters-Camp Sherman, Cloverdale and Black Butte Ranch will impose a ban on all recreational burning, and follow the regulated-use closures imposed by the Oregon Department of Forestry and public use restrictions imposed by the Central Oregon Fire Management Services in the Central Oregon […]

SISTERS COUNTRY FIRE AGENCIES ASK RESIDENTS & VISITORS TO KEEP FIREWORKS USE LEGAL AND SAFE

The 4th of July holiday is just days away and local officials from Black Butte Ranch, Cloverdale and Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District are asking citizens to take great care when celebrating the holiday. Much of the State is experiencing drought conditions, extreme temperatures and fire danger is at an extreme level. One small spark could […]

PERSISTENT DROUGHT CONDITIONS AND WARMER WEATHER PROMPT TEMPORARY BURN CLOSURE FOR SISTERS AND CLOVERDALE FIRE DISTRICTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2021 Contact: Julie Spor, Public Information Officer 541-549-0771    Outdoor burning in the Sisters-Camp Sherman, Cloverdale, and Black Butte Ranch Fire Districts will be closed for a minimum of four days beginning Friday, May 14 due to anticipated high temperatures and low relative humidity throughout Central Oregon over the weekend […]

RESIDENTIAL OPEN YARD DEBRIS BURNING SET TO OPEN

Sisters Country Fire Chiefs announce the start of residential open debris burning after the area has seen cooler temperatures and recent moisture.   Open burning within the Black Butte Ranch, Cloverdale and Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Districts will be allowed beginning Saturday, October 17 at daylight. Residents are strongly encouraged to contact their local fire protection […]

FIRE DISTRICT MODIFIES ANNUAL HALLOWEEN ACTIVITIES

The Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire District has hosted a Halloween carnival for Sisters Country residents for decades. The Halloween carnival has been a great opportunity for the Fire District to connect with youth and to provide fire safety education materials. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CDC and the Oregon Health Authority are discouraging […]

Sisters Country Fire Chiefs Re-Open Recreational Burning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2020 Contact: Roger Johnson, Fire Chief 541-549-0771   The Sisters-Camp Sherman and Cloverdale Fire Districts have announced that recreational burning will re-open on 9-25-2020 in all areas within the Sisters-Camp Sherman and Cloverdale Fire Districts. This does not include forest service land or campgrounds, including the Tract cabins in Camp […]