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Burning permits are required for all burning, even during open the burning season, within the city limits of Cannon Beach. Contact the Cannon Beach Police Department at 436-2811 for information on how to obtain a free burning permit.
Undersea earthquakes can produce tsunamis that can strike the coast quickly and with little warning. If you are in a low-lying area along the coast and feel an earthquake :
Natural gas is lighter than air, and it has a very high ignition temperature. For your protection, The Gas Company adds a distinctive odor to natural gas, so leaks are easily detected.
Locate the main water service pipe into your house (probably in the front at the basement level). You will see a gate valve on the pipe. If you know you have leaks you can shut off all water in your house with this valve. You may wish to paint the valve so it is easy to find in an emergency.
Locate the main electrical shut-off. Your house may be equipped with fuses or circuit breakers. If your house has fuses, you will find a knife switch handle or pullout fuse that should be marked "MAIN." If your house has circuit breakers, you may need to open the metal door of the breaker box to reveal the circuit breakers never remove the metal cover). The main circuit breaker should be clearly…