Starting today, all outdoor burning is restricted within Grays Harbor.
Fire Districts throughout the county, along with the Department of Natural Resources and the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency, said that all residential burning will be prohibited until further notice.
Recreational campfires are still allowed if built in improved fire pits in designated campgrounds. Campfires are still allowed on private land with the landowner’s permission if they are no larger than 3 feet in diameter with a 10 foot clearing between it and any wildlife.
ORCAA has said that local beaches which still allow burning as long as the fires are a minimum of 100 feet away from the dunes.
Department of Natural Resources already has a Burn Ban in place until September 30th for all DNR land.
All fires are to be extinguished totally prior to leaving.
Additional restrictions may apply for your area on outdoor burning, contact your local fire station’s non emergency number for any questions.