Burn Ban Status
Recreational Fires are again allowed in “approved” fire pits.
TYPE I BURN BAN IN EFFECT.
Effective Immediately August 27, 2018
NO OUTDOOR BURNING OF NATURAL DEBRIS – EVEN WITH A PERMIT.
RECREATIONAL FIRES ARE ALLOWED IN APPROVED FIRE PIT*
*The use of barbeque grills using propane or briquettes, or self-contained camp stoves are also allowed
PROCLAMATION and PUBLIC NOTICE
WHEREAS, by August 27, 2018, atmospheric conditions of reduced moisture levels, low humidity, and warmer weather 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 (except for recreational fires) within the entirety of Island County
REPORT VIOLATIONS TO 911
This Ban will remain in effect until further notice.
SHERIFF MARK C. BROWN
Island County Fire Marshal