Fire Safety Burn Ban: Kittitas County- July 5, 2016 and continues through September 30, 2016, unless otherwise posted.
The burn ban covers all unincorporated areas of Kittitas County, and covers all burning, including recreational fires and charcoal briquette barbecues, according to a news release from the Kittitas County Fire Marshal’s office.
Recreational fires on private land- please contact the local fire authority for details… Snoqualmie Pass Fire and Rescue will allow small 2-by-2-foot recreational fires in approved pits with fire chief approval and Fire District 4 in Vantage will allow small 2-by-x3 foot campfires within campgrounds.
Always check for recreational fire restrictions from campground, forest, or park before burning. See links below…Be prepared to have fun without fire and have a safe summer.
Commercial Farmers: If you have a pest and/or disease problem needing to burn, contact your local fire district, then contact Ecology, Central Region, Air Quality Program, for permitting requirements: M-F, 8AM-5PM @ (509) 575-2490, ask for the Smoke Team member on duty.