Outdoor Burning

FROM WA Dept of Natural Resources (DNR) - Effective, June 20, 2017:  Fire danger rating for Spokane County is a moderate. If you have a written permit, burning is allowed subject to the conditions of your permit for a moderate fire danger rating. Rule burns are prohibited. Campfires are allowed, however, campfires are not allowed on state land except in DNR campgrounds. This message is effective June 20th at 12:00 AM, and will remain in effect until further notice. Daily updates on burn restrictions are available at 1-800-323-BURN or on the Fire Danger and Outdoor Burning risk map.

 
Burning outdoors is not allowed in most areas of Spokane County, with the exception of recreational fires. Please review all of the requirements related to outdoor fires. 
 
During the hot, dry months (typically July - September) outdoor fires in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Spokane County are restricted due to fire danger. This includes most recreational-type fires. Be sure to check back prior to burning outdoors. An easy way to stay informed of burn restrictions is to subscribe to the "Burn Ban" email service. Subscribe here.


Wood Heating Devices

No restrictions are in place on the proper use of wood heating fireplaces, wood stoves and fireplace inserts. Thank you for checking.  
 
Requirements must be met at all times, including a limit on the amount of visible smoke coming from your chimney. Please review these wood heating requirements.

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*If you don't have an adequate source of heat other than wood, please contact Spokane Clean Air for an exemption.  Click here for details.

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