August 1, 2020 10:50 a.m.
With the increased fire danger in southern Oregon, Crater Lake National Park is now in stage one fire restrictions.
A release said the outlook is for above normal significant wildland fire potential for the next several months.
Wood fires and charcoal fires are permitted only within established grills or fire rings, or portable self-contained grills, in the following designated areas:
*Park residential areas
Gasoline and propane camp stoves and gas grills are permitted in campgrounds, picnic areas, backcountry areas, and residential areas.
Smoking is permitted only:
*In vehicles, provided an ashtray is used
*While stopped in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or free of all flammable materials. Ashes and butts must be disposed of safely and may not be discarded on the ground.
Fireworks are prohibited at all times.