Northwest Clean Air Agency has dropped their restricted burning requirement effective immediately. Island County will revert to a Level I Burn Ban

by Sheriff Mark Brown 27th August 2018

 

TYPE I BURN BAN IN EFFECT

 

 

Effective Immediately August 27, 2018

 

 

 NO OUTDOOR BURNING OF NATURAL DEBRIS – EVEN WITH A PERMIT.

 

 

RECREATIONAL FIRES ARE ALLOWED IN APPROVED FIRE PIT*

 

 

 *The use of barbeque grills using propane or briquettes, or self-contained camp stoves are also allowed

 

 

 PROCLAMATION and PUBLIC NOTICE 

 

 

WHEREAS, by August 27, 2018, atmospheric conditions of reduced moisture levels, low humidity, and warmer weather have increased the risk of fire within the confines of Island County,

 

 

THEREFORE, in concurrence with the Fire Protection Districts of Whidbey and Camano Islands and the Northwest Clean Air Agency, I, Sheriff Mark C. Brown, serving as the Island County Fire Marshal, do hereby proclaim a BAN on ALL outdoor burning (except for recreational fires) within the entirety of Island County.

REPORT VIOLATIONS TO 911

 

 

This Ban will remain in effect until further notice.

 

Island County Fire Marshal

 

 

 

OUTDOOR BURNING INFORMATION

 

FOR ISLAND COUNTY CALL THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AT: 360-679-7350

FOR NORTHWEST CLEAN AIR AGENCY CALL  360-428-1617

Posted by WhidbeyLocal
Monday, 27th August 2018, 09:25pm.
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