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Effective 12:01 am Aug 17 all campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County

By |2018-08-16T12:08:28+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

Effective 12:01 am Aug 17 all campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced a ban on campfires & recreational fires: “As of Friday, August 17, campfires are banned on all lands protected from wildfire by the Department [...]

Effective July 6: Rule burning (small debris disposal fires) and written burn permit burning are not allowed

By |2018-07-05T22:47:50+00:00July 5th, 2018|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

Pend Oreille Burning Controls Press Release 07-05-2018 PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that all outdoor Rule Burns (Debris Burns) and burning with a DNR permit are prohibited. Campfires are allowed in designated campgrounds only. Therefore, in accordance with Pend Oreille County Burning Control Ordinance 2011-3: [...]

Check for burning restrictions before you burn and then follow the rules

By |2018-05-23T20:55:48+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

CALL 800.323.BURN or visit "https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/" before you burn to check for burning restrictions. If there are no burning restrictions, here are the rules to follow before lighting a SMALL burn pile: ◗ Burn only natural vegetation derived from un-improved property ◗ Burn no more than one pile at any time and each pile must be completely extinguished [...]

Fire Danger Dropped to Low – October 20, 2017

By |2017-10-20T00:44:21+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

Today, October 20, 2017, the fire danger drops to Low. If you have a written permit, burning is allowed subject to the conditions of your permit for a low fire danger rating. Rule burns are allowed for forest debris from property that is not improved. Campfires are allowed, however, campfires are not allowed on state land [...]

Burning Restrictions Eased

By |2017-10-13T13:40:22+00:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

You MUST CALL 1-800-323-BURN (2876) or visit https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/ each day prior to lighting ANY fire for instructions specific to that day and location. Contact your local fire district for extra restrictions there. Visit http://www.pocfire.org/firedepartments.php to locate your fire district's website. Highlights of Burning Restrictions: The burn pile must be less than 4 feet across or less [...]

Effective 12:01 am Aug 11 all campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County

By |2017-08-10T20:33:40+00:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced a statewide ban on: “All campfires are prohibited in Washington east of the cascade crest” for all forest lands within the State of Washington under Department of Natural Resources fire protection. Therefore, in accordance with Pend Oreille County Burning Control [...]