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The use of non-certified woodstoves and fireplaces as well as certified wood stoves and pellet stoves are allowed countywide. Outdoor burning is prohibited inside the Air Quality Zone. The 2017 Spring Open Burning Dates will be announced on March 29th or 30th, through our local media outlets and our Facebook page, Web Page and 541-882-BURN.

Outdoor or open burning is allowed outside the Air Quality Zone provided the requirements of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, Oregon Department of Forestry and the local fire district are met.

If you have questions contact the Klamath County Air Quality Program at (541) 883-1122

Gerry O'Brien is the editor for The Herald and News. Email him at or follow him in Twitter at  @gerry_obrien1