Burn Ban: Clallam County Burn Restrictions start July 1, 2020

The Clallam County Burn Restrictions will take effect July 1, 2020, and run through October 1, 2020, unless conditions warrant an earlier closure.

The Burn Restriction applies to all outdoor burning except recreational fires used for pleasure, religious, ceremonial, warmth, cooking, or similar purposes. Recreational fires are permitted unless further banned by extreme weather conditions.

Note: Recreational fires are limited to 3-feet in diameter and 2-feet in height.  Fires for debris disposal are not legal under any circumstances and are not considered recreational.

If conditions arise the restrictions may be upgraded to a HIGH FIRE DANGER, this will prohibit all outdoor burning which includes recreational fires. The exception is within the Olympic National Park and other controlled campgrounds.

Contact your local fire district for more information or visit  www.clallam.net




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