Permit burning is BANNED in the Foothills region of Washington State, which includes Pend Oreille County Fire District 8. 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 https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/ and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels map https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/ifpl/.
Recent rains allow for easing of some burn restrictions OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partner agencies, is easing some burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington. Following recent rains, burn restrictions will be eased in some areas. DNR is still asking the public to avoid lighting outdoor [...]
Fire danger increased to Moderate in the Foothills region of Pend Oreille County. This area is South of Hwy 20 at Alaska Ln N (MP 399), Riverbend Loop (South entrance), and LeClerc Rd N (MP 10.5). All debris burning is prohibited. This includes rule burning and permit burning. Campfires are allowed in approved, designated campgrounds only. "Recreational [...]
DNR is closing debris burning at midnight tonight, meaning no burning allowed without a permit. Permit burning is allowed as long as the rules of the permit are followed, but fines and suppression costs will be assessed.
If you have a written permit, burning is allowed subject to the conditions of your permit. Rule burns, not to exceed 4 feet in diameter, are allowed for forest debris from property that is not improved.
Recreational fires on improved property are allowed if and only if the recreational fire meets all of the following conditions: The fire (1) Is attended at all times (2) Is no larger than 3 feet by 3 feet and no taller than 2 feet (3) A charged hose or five gallons of water is present along [...]
Effective 12:01 am Friday, July 31, all campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT Due to the extremely dry, hot weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in campfire restrictions: In all of Pend Oreille County Campfires in campgrounds [...]
Effective June 26: Debris disposal fires & written burn permit burning are not allowed in Southern POCO which is the area south of N Alaska Rd and Hwy 20 on the west side of the P.O. River and South of Riverbend Loop Rd on the east side of the River. PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]