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Complete Burn Ban in Effect August 2 for Sedro-Woolley

Complete Burn Ban in Effect August 2 for Sedro-Woolley

Due to hot weather conditions ahead and low fuel moisture levels, the City of Sedro-Woolley Fire Department joins the Skagit County Fire Marshal’s Office and the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources, Whatcom County and Island County in banning all outdoor burning, including campfires, in Sedro-Woolley.

This full burn ban is effective Aug. 2, until further notice.

Enclosed outdoor gas-fueled appliances are still allowed, provided the use is over a non-flammable surface and is at least 10 feet from combustible materials or vegetation. Charcoal cooking appliances are allowed at private residences and in designated fire pits at city parks only. Discarded charcoal and ash should be doused with water and kept in a metal container, away from combustible materials, for at least 72 hours.

If you have any questions about open burning in Sedro-Woolley please contact the Sedro-Woolley Fire Department at 360-855-2252.