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Rule Debris Burns & Permit Burns Allowed 9-18-19

By |2019-09-17T22:16:51-07:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

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, [...]

Fire Danger Reduced to Moderate – Burn Restrictions Still in Effect

By |2019-09-13T14:45:25-07:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Fire Danger Increased to Very High / Extreme

By |2019-08-09T16:39:37-07:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

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

By |2019-07-27T09:45:10-07:00July 27th, 2019|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

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 [...]