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OUTDOOR BURNING BAN  IN ISLAND COUNTY

by Island County Sheriff 21st June 2024

ISLAND COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL NEWS RELEASE

OUTDOOR BURNING BAN  IN ISLAND COUNTY

TYPE 1 BURN BAN IN EFFECT AS OF MIDNIGHT, SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2024

 

NO OUTDOOR BURNING OF NATURAL DEBRIS -EVEN WITH A PERMIT

RECREATIONAL FIRES ARE ALLOWED IN APPROVED PIT*

 

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


PROCLAMATION and PUBLIC NOTICE


WHEREAS, by JUNE 30, 2024, 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 Rick Felici, 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.

 

This Ban will remain in effect until further notice.

 

SHERIFF RICK FELICI
Island County Fire Marshal


REPORT VIOLATIONS TO 911


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
21st June 2024 3:11 am.
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