ISLAND COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL NEWS RELEASE

by island county 14th September 2018

Due to the increase in fuel moisture levels, the Sheriff’s Office will lift the ban on outdoor burning at 12:00 pm, on Friday, September 14, 2018.

 

It is important to remember that residential yard debris and land-clearing burning are permanently banned in Coupeville, Freeland, Langley, and Oak Harbor (and their urban grown areas).

 

All yard debris and land-clearing burning will require a permit where open burning is allowed.  All written burn permits will be issued through the Island County Health Department.

 

To obtain a verbal permit for fires less than 4 feet in diameter, call Northwest Clean Air Agency at 360-428-1617, EXT 4.

 

To obtain a written permit for fires over 4 feet in diameter, call 360-679-7350 (North and Central Whidbey), 360-321-5111 EXT 7350 (South Whidbey) and 360-387-3443 EXT 228 (Camano Island). Visit http://www.islandcountyeh.org/page/276 for additional permit information.

 

Recreational fires less than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high do not require a permit.

 

As always burning garbage and the use of burn barrels is illegal STATE WIDE and subject to fines than can exceed $1000.00.

 

If your property falls under the jurisdiction of the Department of Natural Resources, please call 360-856-3500 for burn permit information.

 

For air quality issues call the Northwest Clean Air Agency at 360-428-1617.

Posted by WhidbeyLocal
Friday, 14th September 2018, 03:41pm.
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