Effective immediately, the burn ban has been completely lifted. This means that yard debris burns of no larger than 3’x3’ and land-clearing burns (by permit only) are now allowed in Jefferson County Fire Protection District 1.
Remember, yard debris burns are never allowed within the limits of the City of Port Townsend and the Urban Growth Areas of Port Hadlock and Irondale. In these areas, only recreational fires of less than 3’x3’ are allowed.
East Jefferson Fire Rescue
Mailing Address: 24 Seton Rd, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Administrative Office: 360.385.2626
Effective 0001 October 11, 2017 fire danger rating will be reduced to low.
If you have a written burning permit from DNR, burning is allowed subject to the conditions of your permit. For land clearing and residential backyard burning, please contact Olympic Region Clean Air Agency at 1-800-422-5623 for burning regulations.
If you have questions or would like to obtain a DNR burning permit for silvicultural burning, please call Olympic Region DNR at 360-374-2800.
News Release October 10, 2017
Contact: Grays Harbor County Fire Marshal’s Office (360) 249-4222
Outdoor Burn Restrictions Lifted in
Grays Harbor County
MONTESANO- Effective immediately, Tuesday, October 10, 2017, With the recent cooler and wetter weather forecasted to continue the Grays Harbor County Fire Marshals’ Office, Fire Districts and Fire Departments will be lifting the restrictions on outdoor burning.
All residential burning, along with land clearing burning is allowed.
Residents should remember;
- Check with local officials regarding burn permit requirements in your area before burning
- Burn Barrels and other containers are NOT allowed and are illegal under State law.
- Burn only natural vegetation from your own property. Burning of trash is strictly prohibited.
- Fires must be attended at all times.
- Do not create a nuisance. You are responsible for your fire. Creating smoke, odor and ash that unreasonably impacts neighboring properties is illegal.
Note that Cities and Urban Growth Areas (UGAs), including Port Angeles, Sequim, Carlsborg, Forks, Joyce, Clallam Bay, and Sekiu, are restricted from outdoor burning, through Washington State law.
Outside the cities and UGAs, contact your local Fire District for burning regulations and permit
Fire Marshal – Building Official