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Backyard burning and land clearing or slash burning bans remain in effect due to above-average temperatures
The City of Salem continues to monitor fire and water conditions carefully. Water remains safe to drink.
Get information about the fires near Salem. The map shows conditions as of September 13, 2020.
Health and environmental Resources offer advice for safe cleanup
While there are no evacuation orders for the City of Salem, new map provide a resource to monitor conditions
Even as some City of Salem employees are directly affected by the fire, we are assisting neighboring cities and Marion County with a variety of efforts related to the fire.
Firefighters are well-trained and prepared to help protect families and businesses in the path of the fires
Salem's drinking water remains safe to drink. We remain concerned for our neighboring communities, who are evacuating their homes and businesses.