The Island County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the burn ban is coming early this year.
Check their Facebook page for more details, or see below:
OUTDOOR BURN BAN IN ISLAND COUNTY
TYPE I BURN BAN IN EFFECT AS OF
12:00 PM, June 15, 2019
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 June 15, 2019, 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 Rick Felici, 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 RICK FELICI Island County Fire Marshal
OUTDOOR BURNING INFORMATION
FOR ISLAND COUNTY CALL THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AT: 360-679-7350
FOR NORTHWEST CLEAN AIR AGENCY CALL 360-428-1617