• 07/14/2020 - News Release - Mason County Burn Restrictions - EFFECTIVE 00:01 AM — Thursday— July 16, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The Mason County Community Development Director, as acting Fire Marshal , and in partnership with the Mason County Fire Chiefs ' Association , has determined that current weather conditions within Mason County have created substantial fire dangers and that there is a need to enact restriction on outdoor burning to all lands regulated by Mason County . This burn restriction applies to OUTDOOR BURNING , including land clearing and yard debris . This restriction allows recreational fires in conforming fire pits . The use of charcoal briquettes, gas and propane barbeques will continue to be allowed under the restrictions .