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Burn Ban Update

By |2020-04-16T20:10:21-07:00April 16th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

Fire Danger: Low Effective April 17, 2020 at 12:01 AM, if you have a written permit, burning is allowed subject to the conditions of your permit for a low fire danger rating. Rule (Debris) burns, not to exceed 10 feet in diameter, are allowed for forest debris. Campfires are allowed, however campfires are not allowed on [...]

A Portion of the Burn Restrictions Lifted

By |2020-04-14T21:35:13-07:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

Effective Wednesday, April 15 at 12:01 a.m., the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is lifting a portion of the burn restrictions in Eastern Washington on DNR-protected lands. Permit burning is allowed, however rule burning is not allowed in Eastern Washington. This will remain in effect until further notice. What [...]

Eastern Washington Under Early Season Burn Ban

By |2020-04-09T22:13:49-07:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

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 effective 12:01 a.m. Friday, April 10, 2020. Therefore, in accordance with Pend Oreille County Burning Control Ordinance 2011-3: “Whenever the Washington State Department of Natural [...]

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 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, [...]

Do You Need a Burn Permit?

By |2019-05-06T23:10:36-07:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , |

Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) sets rules and guidelines to follow to determine if you need a permit before burning outside. Outside burning of any type, including recreational fires, falls under either a Rule Burn or a Permit Burn. Before lighting any fire, check with local authorities for any burn restrictions in your area [...]