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Burn Restrictions

Burning Restrictions


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Current Burning Conditions

Wood Heating

A Stage 1 Burn Restriction is in place as of Sunday, Nov. 18, at 10 am and until further notice.

The restrictions are due to stagnant weather patterns over the next several days, putting residents at risk for unhealthy levels of air pollution.

Under a Stage 1 ban:

* The use of uncertified wood stoves, fireplaces, inserts, and other uncertified wood burning devices is prohibited in the Spokane County Smoke Control Zone, unless they are a home's only adequate source of heat (exemptions required.)  

*  All outdoor burning countywide is banned.

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!

Outdoor Burning

Spokane Clean Air may restrict outdoor burning during periods of poor air quality (see notice above).
In addition, local fire officials issue outdoor burn restrictions during fire safety season. When restrictions are issued and lifted we will update this page and send out a notice to the burn restrictions email listserv subscribers.


Stay Informed

An easy way to stay informed of local burn restrictions is to subscribe to the "Burn Ban" email service. Subscribe here. 


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