Some Burning Restrictions Eased

By |2021-09-28T20:21:23-07:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County

By |2020-07-30T20:14:03-07:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

Effective 12:01 am Friday, July 31, all campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT Due to the extremely dry, hot weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in campfire restrictions: In all of Pend Oreille County Campfires in campgrounds [...]

Pend Oreille County Burning Controls In Effect

By |2020-06-25T23:04:02-07:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

Effective June 26: Debris disposal fires & written burn permit burning are not allowed in Southern POCO which is the area south of N Alaska Rd  and Hwy 20 on the west side of the P.O. River and South of Riverbend Loop Rd on the east side of the River. PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT [...]

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