County bans all outdoor burning
September 10, 2020
The Wahkiakum County Building and Planning Department has announced that effective at 12 noon, Tuesday, Sept. 9, all outdoor burning is banned in Wahkiakum County, including recreational fires in private fire pits and fire pits in designated campgrounds, such as those typically found in local, county, and state parks and in commercial campgrounds.
All burning permits issued by the county prior to the burn ban are hereby rescinded until such time that the burn ban is lifted.
For more information, contact:
--Washington State Department of Natural Resources at 601 Bond Road, Castle Rock, Washington 98611 360-902-1300, or
--Wahkiakum County Building and Planning Department, 64 Main Street, 3rd Floor County Courthouse, Cathlamet WA 98612 360-795-3067.