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What’s illegal to burn

By |2018-10-19T15:55:47+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , |

It's important to verify that what you want to burn is legal before you begin burning. You can be fined up to $10,000 per day for illegal burning. Burning any type of garbage or construction debris is not allowed. This includes: Paper, cardboard and junk mail Construction debris, lumber and treated wood Rubber Metal Plastics and [...]

Fire Danger Dropped to Low Today

By |2018-10-19T15:55:15+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

Today, October 12, 2018, 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 in approved, designated campgrounds only.  (Ref: https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/) Always contact [...]

Pend Oreille Cty Sheriff’s Advisory – Due to Moderate Fire Danger, Outdoor Burn Ban continues

By |2018-10-19T15:56:50+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

Burn restrictions still in effect-no outdoor burning or use of charcoal briquettes -Recreational Fires in approved fire pits are allowed. Due to Moderate Fire Danger, Outdoor Burn Ban continues Under an Order issued by the Washington Commissioner of Public Lands earlier this summer, all burn restrictions are still in effect statewide on DNR protected lands. This [...]

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: [...]