Portland bans homeless camps in forest areas amid wildfires

Portland bans homeless camps in forest areas amid wildfires

Portland bans homeless camps in forest areas amid wildfiresThe City Council adopted the rule Wednesday for “high-risk hazard zones,” including in and around Portland’s famous Forest Park and in heavily forested wetlands and natural areas around the city. The ban will apply during wildfire season or whenever a county burn ban is in effect. The 8-square-mile (21-square-kilometre) Forest Park in the heart of Portland is one of the largest urban forests in the US

Original source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/portland-bans-homeless-camps-in-forest-areas-amid-wildfires/articleshow/84876437.cms

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