South Bend, WA – A temporary burn ban has been issued in Pacific County
Fire Marshal Tim Crose announced that a burn ban is in effect for Pacific County.
Restrictions on all outdoor burning are in effect on a temporary basis, until conditions moderate.
All residential burning associated with land clearing is be prohibited until further notice.
Recreational campfires are still allowed during the ban if built in improved fire pits in designated campgrounds, such as those typically found in local, county, and state parks and in commercial campgrounds. On private land, campfires are permitted with the landowner’s permission if built in the following approved manner:
Completely extinguish campfires by pouring water or moist soil in them and stirring with a shovel until all parts are cool to the touch. The use of self‐contained camp stoves is encouraged as an alternative.
Please contact your local fire district for further information and also the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for updates on burn restrictions at 1‐800‐323‐BURN or visit their website at www2.wadnr.gov/burn‐risk.
Contact ORCAA at 1‐800‐422‐5623 or visit their website at www.orcaa.org.
You can also contact our office in Long Beach at 360‐642‐9382; or South Bend at 360‐875‐9356.