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Fire Danger Increases to Moderate in Pend Oreille County

By |2019-05-10T22:54:43-07:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

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, [...]

Fire Danger Dropped to Low Today

By |2018-10-19T15:55:15-07:00October 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 |2018-10-19T15:56:50-07:00October 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 |2018-08-16T12:08:28-07:00August 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 [...]