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Complete fire ban in Whatcom County goes into effect

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Complete fire ban in Whatcom County goes into effect

KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. – Starting Monday August 6, all outdoor burning will be banned in Whatcom County.

The ban includes yard and land-clearing and recreational fires.

The Department of Natural Resources enacted a statewide ban of recreational fires this week for state-protected lands until September 30th.

The Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s office says the county burn ban will be in place until further notice due to the continued dry weather conditions and increased fire danger.