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Air Quality Program

Ecology Home Heating Burn Bans

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Ecology calls burn bans only in counties where there is no local clean air agency.  These counties are: Adams, Asotin, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, San Juan, Stevens, Walla Walla, and Whitman Counties.

For burn ban information in all counties, go to www.waburnbans.net and click on the county.

Current burn ban status in Ecology's jurisdiction:

   

Stage 2 (Red) Burn Bans (ALL burning is banned) in:

Stage 1 (Yellow) Burn Bans (using uncertified wood stoves or fireplaces, outdoor burning, and forest burning are banned) in:
  • Okanogan County starting Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 4 p.m. through Saturday, December 20, 2014 at 10 a.m.
  • Check www.waburnbans.net for all Washington counties.
  • Check www.waburnbans.net for weekend updates.

Note: Burn bans do not apply to homes with no other source of adequate heat.

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