Burn Ban Status

Island County Sheriff’s Office

IN ISLAND COUNTY

OUTDOOR BURNING BAN IN ISLAND COUNTY

AS OF 12:00 PM August 3, 2017

  • NO OUTDOOR BURNING OF NATURAL DEBRIS – EVEN WITH A PERMIT.
  • NO RECREATIONAL FIRES

PROCLAMATION and PUBLIC NOTICE

WHEREAS, by August 3, 2017, atmospheric conditions of reduced moisture levels, low humidity, and warmer weather; combined with the reduced availability of fire-fighting resources, have increased the risk of fire within the confines of Island County, 

THEREFORE, in concurrence with the Fire Protection Districts of Whidbey and Camano Islands and the Northwest Clean Air Agency, I, Sheriff Mark C. Brown, serving as the Island County Fire Marshal, do hereby proclaim a BAN on ALL outdoor burning within the entirety of Island County. 

REPORT VIOLATIONS TO 911

This Ban will remain in effect until further notice.

OUTDOOR BURNING INFORMATION
FOR ISLAND COUNTY CALL THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AT: 360-679-7350
For air quality issues call the Northwest Clean Air Agency at 360-428-1617. 

SHERIFF MARK C. BROWN

Island County Fire Marshal