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 [...]
Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S., and more and more people are living where wildfires are a real risk. Nearly 45 million homes abut or intermingle with wildlands and more than 72,000 U.S. communities are now at risk. But by working together residents can make their own property - and their neighborhood - much [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Department of Ecology Stage 1 Burn ban for Pend Oreille County until Sunday, November 10 at 10:00 AM The Washington Department of Ecology is calling the ban because light winds and strong temperature inversions are expected over the coming days, putting people at risk for unhealthy levels of air pollution. Fine particles from wood smoke can [...]