Current Burning Conditions
Effective July 16, 2018:
Due to the hot, dry conditions, specified outdoor recreational fires (in-ground campfires, fire bowls and fire pits) are prohibited in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Spokane County, effective Monday, July 16, 2018, by order of fire marshals and county officials. The restriction will continue until further notice; such restrictions are subject to change depending on conditions.
- Spokane County Unincorporated Burn Restrictions Flyer
- City of Spokane Fire Department Burn Restrictions Flyer
- Spokane Valley Fire Department Burn Restrictions Flyer
Effective September 7, 2018:
Campfires are allowed in approved designated campgrounds in Spokane County in areas where DNR has jurisdiction. Individual campgrounds can always still prohibit campfires, so check with your campground host.
Effective June 15, 2018:
- Rule burning, small debris disposal fires, are not allowed in Okanogan, Lincoln, Spokane, and the areas within Stevens County Fire Districts 1 and 2.
- Written burn permits burning also will no longer be allowed in Okanogan, Lincoln, Spokane, and areas within Stevens County Fire District 1 and 2.
DNR's daily updates on burn restrictions and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels are available at 1-800-323-BURN or on the Fire Danger and Outdoor Burning risk map at https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/ and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels map https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/ifpl/.
Wood heating season has ended. From October 1 through March 31, restrictions issued for indoor wood heating will be listed here. For more information on wood heating requirements in Spokane County, click here.
Interested in upgrading your old wood burning stove or fireplace insert? Click here for information about an incentive program to help!