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Wallace Marine Park Life Jackets Loaner Stations Closed For Season; Reopens Memorial Day 2018 - 10/12/17

The life jacket loaner stations at Wallace Marine Park has been closed for the season and the inventory of life jackets removed for storage. The City will reopen the loaner stations on Memorial Day 2018. We strongly encourage watercraft users to wear life jackets while enjoying activities on the river.

Corrected Date: The City of Salem Revokes Total Burn Ban - 09/19/17

SALEM -- On September 18, 2017 the Marion County Fire Defense Board rescinded the burn ban declaration, effective immediately. The recent precipitation throughout the City of Salem marks the end of an extended period of hot and dry weather conditions. Atmospheric conditions within the entire City of Salem are such that open burning and recreational fires no longer pose an extreme hazard to persons and property throughout the entire City of Salem area.

Pursuant to the Salem Revised Code (SRC) 58.001 -- 58.004 and the Oregon Fire Code 307.1.1, the City of Salem Fire Code Official is rescinding the total ban on open burning and recreational fires, effective immediately.