Burn ban lifted


October 5, 2023

County officials will allow outdoor burning per Wahkiakum County Outdoor Burning Ordinance. A burn ban had been in effect since July 4.

The ban was lifted at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday. Officials from Wahkiakum County will allow outdoor burning in accordance with the Wahkiakum Outdoor Burning Ordinance 122-94. The lifting of the current Wahkiakum County imposed burn ban does not apply to Washington Department of Natural Resource and federally managed land within Wahkiakum County.

For more information on local fire restrictions, call The Department of Natural Resources, Pacific Cascade Regional Office, at (360) 577-2025; or Wahkiakum County Building & Planning at (360) 795-3067.

For daily updates on burn restrictions, call 1-800-323-BURN or visit the DNR’s website at www2.wadnr.gov/burn-risk, then click on fire information in the far right corner. You can also check with Southwest Clean Air Agency at http://www.swcleanair.org.


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