Department of Ecology Stage 1 Burn ban for Pend Oreille County until Sunday, November 10 at 10:00 AM The Washington Department of Ecology is calling the ban because light winds and strong temperature inversions are expected over the coming days, putting people at risk for unhealthy levels of air pollution. Fine particles from wood smoke can [...]
Department of Ecology News Release - Nov. 1, 2019 Updated: Stage 1 Burn ban for Ferry, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, and Stevens counties UNION GAP – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, in Ferry, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, and Stevens counties due to poor air [...]
Advisory: Rule debris burns & permit burns allowed Wed at 12:01 am in P.O. County. Call 447-1980 if you will be burning. The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that the fire danger rating has been decreased to a “Low” level in North and “Moderate” in Mid/South Pend Oreille County as of Wednesday September 18, [...]
Burn restrictions still in effect-no outdoor burning allowed-Recreational Fires in approved pits are allowed PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the Fire Danger Rating in Pend Oreille County has been lowered to Moderate and that all outdoor Rule Burns (Debris Burns) and DNR permit burning [...]
Effective Effective 8/9/19 at 12:01 a.m, all outdoor burning including campfires is banned in Pend Oreille County South of MP 399 Hwy 20 (Alaska Ln North) and South of MP 10.5 Leclerc Rd N (Riverbend Loop Rd) to the County Line. Ref: https://local.nixle.com/alert/7463408/?sub_id=3229083 See Washington State's Department of Natural Resources Fire Danger map for more information.
Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Saturday Noon-8 PM due to gusty winds & low humidity Event: Fire Weather Watch Alert: ...Dry and Breezy through Saturday... Dry and very warm conditions this afternoon with temperatures in the lower 90s will be followed be a marine push through the Cascade gaps in the early [...]
Effective at 00:01 Friday June 7, 2019, the Department of Natural Resources will be closing Permit Burns and Rule Burns in the Upper Basin, Foothills, Kaniksu and Highlands fire danger rating areas, which includes Pend Oreille County. Permit and Rule burning will no longer be allowed.
Due to warm, dry weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the following changes in fire danger rating in Eastern Washington. Effective Friday, May 10, 2019, fire danger will increase from low to moderate in Chelan, Foothills (covers south Pend Oreille County), Highlands, Kaniksu (covers north Pend Oreille County), Lower Basin, Lower Yakama, [...]
Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) sets rules and guidelines to follow to determine if you need a permit before burning outside. Outside burning of any type, including recreational fires, falls under either a Rule Burn or a Permit Burn. Before lighting any fire, check with local authorities for any burn restrictions in your area [...]