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Fire Danger Increases – All Campfires & Recreational Fires Prohibited

By |2021-06-30T19:48:42-07:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

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

By |2021-06-29T12:03:51-07:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: |

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 [...]

Fire Danger Increases, Permit Burning Banned in Foothills Region

By |2021-06-08T13:17:00-07:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

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/.

Some Burn Restrictions Ease in Portions of Eastern Washington

By |2021-04-30T23:25:20-07:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Fire Danger Increased to Moderate in South Pend Oreille County

By |2021-04-26T22:14:07-07:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

Fire danger increased to Moderate in the Foothills region of Pend Oreille County. This area is South of Hwy 20 at Alaska Ln N (MP 399), Riverbend Loop (South entrance), and LeClerc Rd N (MP 10.5). All debris burning is prohibited. This includes rule burning and permit burning. Campfires are allowed in approved, designated campgrounds only. "Recreational [...]

Campfires are allowed on improved property

By |2020-10-13T19:57:11-07:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

Recreational fires on improved property are allowed if and only if the recreational fire meets all of the following conditions: The fire (1) Is attended at all times (2) Is no larger than 3 feet by 3 feet and no taller than 2 feet (3) A charged hose or five gallons of water is present along [...]

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