Current Burning Conditions
Outdoor Burning - Restrictions in Effect
Effective 8 am, Wednesday, July 24, 2019: Due to the current and forecasted hot, dry conditions, specified outdoor recreational fires (campfires, fire bowls, and fire pits) have been restricted throughout unincorporated and incorporated areas of Spokane County by order fire marshals and county officials. The restrictions will continue until further notice and are subject to change depending on conditions. Read entire news release.
Below are flyers from the jurisdictions. The flyers have photos of the types of devices allowed and not allowed under these restrictions, as well as other requirements:
- City of Spokane Fire Department
- Spokane County - unincorporated areas
- Spokane Valley Fire Department - including the cities of Spokane Valley, Liberty Lake, Millwood
Effective Friday, June 7, 2019: The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) closed Permit Burns and Rule Burns for silvicultural burning in the Upper Basin, Foothills, Kaniksu and Highlands fire danger rating areas (Spokane County falls within two these areas). Additional informtion from DNR can be found here.
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There are no restrictions on wood heating and this time. Thank you for checking with us.
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