ADVISORY: UPDATED PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS Effective Friday, July 22, 2022, at 12:01 am: Debris disposal fires & written burn permit burning are not allowed in ALL of Pend Oreille County. The Fire Danger in Southern Pend Oreille County has changed to “High” and in Northern Pend Oreille County to “Moderate.” PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING [...]
Burning Controls in Pend Oreille County effective July 1 2022 from the Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that all outdoor Rule Burns (Debris Burns) in Pend Oreille County and burning with a DNR permit in South Pend Oreille County are prohibited effective 12:01 a.m. July 1, 2022. [...]
Rule debris burns & permit burns will be allowed in Pend Oreille County beginning Friday, October 8, 2021 The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that the fire danger ratings in Pend Oreille County are “Moderate” in the South and “Low” in the North part of the County. Rule burns will be allowed beginning [...]
Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, for the Foothills region of DNR protected lands, including Pend Oreille County Fire District 8. Fire Danger: Moderate Burn Ban: RULE AND PERMIT BURNS ARE BANNED. Comments: All debris burning is prohibited. This includes rule burning and permit burning. Campfires are allowed; however, campfires are not allowed on state land except [...]
SHERIFF ADVISORY Effective 12:01 am Friday, July 2nd, all campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County. This includes all State and Forest Service campgrounds. The Fire Danger in Southern Pend Oreille County has changed to “Very High” and in Northern Pend Oreille County to “High.” PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT The [...]
Cooling Centers open to the public in Pend Oreille County are listed below. The Pend Oreille Library District has air conditioning in all four of their branches as well as the Hospitality House in Newport that are available to the public. THE HOSPITALITY HOUSE: 216 S Washington Ave, Newport 10am - 8pm Daily PEND OREILLE COUNTY LIBRARY [...]
Permit burning is BANNED in the Foothills region of Washington State, which includes Pend Oreille County Fire District 8. Daily updates on burn restrictions and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels are available at 1-800-323-BURN or on the Fire Danger and Outdoor Burning risk map at https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/ and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels map https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/ifpl/.
Recent rains allow for easing of some burn restrictions OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partner agencies, is easing some burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington. Following recent rains, burn restrictions will be eased in some areas. DNR is still asking the public to avoid lighting outdoor [...]