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County burn restrictions begin

County burn restrictions begin

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KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – A burn ban for all of Whatcom County starts today.

Recreational fires are allowed, but they must be less than three feet in diameter.

The Lummi Island Fire Department enacted tighter restrictions.

Recreational fires must be less than 2 feet in diameter and beach fires need to be below the most recent high tide.

 
T-burn: new restrictions on burning go into effect today… i’m tracy ellis with how one area is getting tough on fires.

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