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 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 [...]
Effective at 00:01 Friday June 7, 2019, the Department of Natural Resources will be closing Permit Burns and Rule Burns in the Upper Basin, Foothills, Kaniksu and Highlands fire danger rating areas, which includes Pend Oreille County. Permit and Rule burning will no longer be allowed.
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
As of midnight tonight the chainsaw time restrictions will be lifted, but you still must have a container of water close and easily accessible to the sawyer and do fire watch for 1 hour after operation. The burn ban is still in effect.
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 [...]
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 www.dnr.wa.gov/burn-restrictions and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels map at www.dnr.wa.gov/IFPL.