Tuesday, September 30th 2014
Due to the hot Summer weather and low moisture levels, the Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office is enacting restrictions on all open burning, starting July 15th.
All land clearing and yard debris burning must be discontinued at that time. Recreational fires will still be allowed in designated campgrounds and on improved properties with the landowner’s permission. For a description of the requirements of an approved enclosure call the Burn Information Line: 676-6934.
In addition, the State Department Of Natural Resources is expanding a Burn Ban in DNR-protected land in eastern Washington to include DNR-protected land west of the Cascades, as well. (The burn ban applies to all forestland under DNR protection, which does not include federally owned land) The ban runs through September 30th.
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