Type I Burn Ban in Effect as of 12:00 pm June 15, 2019

No Outdoor Burning of Natural Debris – Even with a Permit.


ICSO, County News

OUTDOOR BURN BAN IN ISLAND COUNTY

TYPE I BURN BAN IN EFFECT 

AS OF 12:00 PM, June 15, 2019 

NO OUTDOOR BURNING OF NATURAL DEBRIS – EVEN WITH A PERMIT. 

RECREATIONAL FIRES ARE ALLOWED IN APPROVED FIRE PIT* 

*The use of barbeque grills using propane or briquettes, or self-contained camp stoves are also allowed

PROCLAMATION and PUBLIC NOTICE

WHEREAS, by June 15, 2019, atmospheric conditions of reduced moisture levels, low humidity, and warmer weather have increased the risk of fire within the confines of Island County,

THEREFORE, in concurrence with the Fire Protection Districts of Whidbey and Camano Islands and the Northwest Clean Air Agency, I, Sheriff Rick Felici, serving as the Island County Fire Marshal, do hereby proclaim a BAN on ALL outdoor burning (except for recreational fires) within the entirety of Island County

REPORT VIOLATIONS TO 911

This Ban will remain in effect until further notice. 

SHERIFF RICK FELICI
Island County Fire Marshal 

OUTDOOR BURNING INFORMATION:
FOR ISLAND COUNTY CALL THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AT: 360-679-7350 
FOR NORTHWEST CLEAN AIR AGENCY CALL  360-428-1617

 

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