Burn Ban Status

UPDATE: 

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