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Burn Ban Update – September 23, 2022

By |2022-09-24T20:55:52-07:00September 24th, 2022|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

Effective 9/23/2022 at 12:01 AM: All debris burning on DNR jurisdiction is prohibited. This includes rule burning and permit burning. Campfires are allowed in approved, designated campgrounds only. Contact the county for information on recreation burning on improved property. Contact the Department of Ecology to check if an air-quality ban is in place for your area.

Burn Ban Update – August 12, 2022

By |2022-08-11T20:06:41-07:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

ADVISORY Burn Ban Update for Pend Oreille County: The Fire Danger in Southern Pend Oreille County is “Very High” and in Northern Pend Oreille County is “High.”  All debris burning remains prohibited in Pend Oreille County. This includes rule (debris) burning and permit burning. Effective 12:01 am Friday, August 12th, all campfires & recreational fires are [...]

Burn Ban Update – July 22, 2022

By |2022-07-22T08:29:14-07:00July 22nd, 2022|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

ADVISORY: UPDATED PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS Effective Friday, July 22, 2022, at 12:01 am: Debris disposal fires & written burn permit burning are not allowed in ALL of Pend Oreille County. The Fire Danger in Southern Pend Oreille County has changed to “High” and in Northern Pend Oreille County to “Moderate.” PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING [...]

Burn Ban Update – July 1, 2022

By |2022-07-01T21:05:23-07:00July 1st, 2022|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

Burning Controls in Pend Oreille County effective July 1 2022 from the Pend Oreille County Sheriff's Office The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that all outdoor Rule Burns (Debris Burns) in Pend Oreille County and burning with a DNR permit in South Pend Oreille County are prohibited effective 12:01 a.m. July 1, 2022. [...]

Burn Ban Update

By |2021-10-22T12:15:12-07:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

Rule debris burns & permit burns will be allowed in Pend Oreille County beginning Friday, October 8, 2021 The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that the fire danger ratings in Pend Oreille County are “Moderate” in the South and “Low” in the North part of the County. Rule burns will be allowed beginning [...]

Some Burning Restrictions Eased

By |2021-09-28T20:21:23-07:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , , |

Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, for the Foothills region of DNR protected lands, including Pend Oreille County Fire District 8. Fire Danger: Moderate Burn Ban: RULE AND PERMIT BURNS ARE BANNED. Comments: All debris burning is prohibited. This includes rule burning and permit burning. Campfires are allowed; however, campfires are not allowed on state land except [...]

Fire Danger Increases – All Campfires & Recreational Fires Prohibited

By |2021-06-30T19:48:42-07:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: , , , |

SHERIFF ADVISORY Effective 12:01 am Friday, July 2nd, all campfires & recreational fires are prohibited in Pend Oreille County.  This includes all State and Forest Service campgrounds. The Fire Danger in Southern Pend Oreille County has changed to “Very High” and in Northern Pend Oreille County to “High.” PEND OREILLE COUNTY BURNING CONTROLS IN EFFECT The [...]

Cooling Centers

By |2021-06-29T12:03:51-07:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: News, Public Events|Tags: |

Cooling Centers open to the public in Pend Oreille County are listed below. The Pend Oreille Library District has air conditioning in all four of their branches as well as the Hospitality House in Newport that are available to the public. THE HOSPITALITY HOUSE: 216 S Washington Ave, Newport 10am - 8pm Daily PEND OREILLE COUNTY LIBRARY [...]

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