Clallam County Fire Safety Burn Ban Called for summer, 2023

The Clallam County Burn Restrictions will take effect June 14,2023 and run through October 1, 2023, unless conditions warrant a total burn ban.

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. Propane weed burners are not allowed.

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.

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