Outdoor debris burning in Deschutes Rural Fire Protection District #2 will close on Sunday (6/3). Outdoor debris burning in Bend's city limits is closed by Bend City Ordinance. Backyard fires, which include warming fires, campfires and cooking fires are allowed in the Bend area when used within the Bend Fire Burning Regulation guidelines. Now that warm weather is drying out vegetation, Bend Fire also reminds residents to be aware of the increased risk of potential wildfire especially when operating tools or ATV's that can throw sparks. You can go to: WWW.firefree.org for more fire protection tips.