Category Archives: Burn Bans

East Jefferson FD Lifts Fire Safety Burn Ban effective Oct. 11, 2017

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

DNR Lifts Burn Restrictions in Pacific Region effective Oct. 1, 2017

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.

https://www.dnr.wa.gov/burn-restrictions

Outdoor Burn Restrictions Lifted Oct. 10, 2017 in Grays Harbor County

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.

CLALLAM COUNTY BURN BAN IS LIFTED Effective October 11, 2017

 

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
requirements.

Annette Warren
Fire Marshal – Building Official