Burn Ban Info

Outdoor burning, the use of charcoal briquettes, and prescribed burns are banned on all forest lands through September 30, 2020. The following exceptions will apply: Recreational fires in approved fire pits within designated state, county, municipal or other campgrounds. As approved in writing by the Commissioner of Public Lands or Department Supervisor, approved prescribed fire for ecological purposes, when conducted by trained professionals. As approved in writing by the Commissioner of Public Lands or Department Supervisor when there are compelling reasons for such an exception.

Additionally, all open flames are prohibited in the unincorporated areas of Ferry County. This order is not intended to preclude the use of backyard barbecues, chimneys or other patio/deck warmers as long as only approved fuel is used; seasoned (clean and dry) firewood, briquettes or propane. Approved campfires at designated places in parks and campgrounds are also allowed as determined by agencies with jurisdiction. Disposal of vegetative waste in a recreational fire is prohibited. This restriction is in effect immediately and until further notice.

Additional information can be found in the proclamations. You can read them here. They’re short.

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