Grays Harbor County Burn Ban Expanded, No Campfires or Pits

Grays Harbor County has just joined the state wide3 burn ban enacted yesterday that expanded the burn ban to also include campfires, and any outdoor burning permitting only Liquid gas or propane camp stoves that- do not .use solid briquettes and have on/off controls

MONTESANO — Effective 12:01 A.M. Thursday, August 18, 2016, Grays Harbor County Fire Districts and Fire Departments in cooperation with the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA), will be expanding restrictions on all outdoor burning to include prohibiting camp and recreational fires. All outdoor burning is prohibited until further notice.


The County and Statewide burn ban applies to state forests, state parks and forestlands protected by DNR firefighters and all unincorporated portions of Grays Harbor County. This ban prohibits all outdoor burning, including campfires in fire pits and the use of charcoal briquettes. 


Liquid gas or propane camp stoves that- do not .use solid briquettes and have on/off controls are permitted.


The statewide ban does not include federally-owned lands such as national forests, national parks, national wildlife refuges or other areas administered by federal agencies.


For more information on local fire restrictions 
Grays Harbor County: Fire 'Marshal's Office at (360) 249-4222

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