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Recreational Outdoor Burning

 

BURN BARRELS ARE ILLEGAL IN ANY FORM OF
OUTDOOR BURNING IN WASHINGTON STATE

 

A written permit is not required for a recreational fire.

Recreational fires are NOT TO BE USED FOR DEBRIS DISPOSAL.
Use only firewood and/or charcoal brickques.

Maximum fire pile size is three (3) feet in diameter. At no time shall any burning material protrude pass the perimeter of the fire pit.

A minimum ten (10) foot firebreak must be constructed around each fire with a twenty (20) foot vertical clearance from overhanging branches.

Fire shall be in a metal or concrete fire pit, such as those typically found in designated campgrounds.

Only one fire at a time per parcel, or campsite.

Fire must be at least twenty five (25) feet from any structure or combustible material.

The fire must not create a nuisance from smoke, obscure visibility on public roads, or endanger life and property.

A person, water, and equipment capable of extinguishing the fire shall be in constant attendance at the site while burning.