The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in fire danger rating and industrial fire precaution levels (IFPL) on DNR-protected lands.

Effective 12:01 a.m., Sunday, August 6, 2017:
  • Fire danger will increase from high to very high in Pend Oreille County.
  • Fire danger remains very high in Lincoln, Spokane, Okanogan, Stevens and Ferry counties.
Effective 12:01 a.m., Sunday, August 6, 2017:
  • IFPL will increase to a Level 3 in zones 678W, 684, 685, 686 and 687.
  • IFPL will remain a Level 2 in zone 678E and 688.
Daily updates on burn restrictions 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 IFPL map at http://www.dnr.wa.gov/ifpl.