Outdoor Burn Ban Lifted for All of Skagit County


Skagit County, WA – Effective October 2, 2017, and until further notice, residential yard and land-clearing fires are permitted in unincorporated Skagit County according to a press release from Bonnie Lacount, Deputy Fire Marshal.

Burn permits are required for piles exceeding 4 feet by 4 feet. Burn permit requests may be submitted by phone at 360-416-1840. Requests will be processed in the order received.

Residential yard and land-clearing fires may contain only natural vegetation (leaves, grass, and tree trimmings).  Garbage, household trash, lumber, building construction waste, or demolition debris may not be burned.

Please burn responsibly. Remember smoke, odor, or ash that unreasonably interferes with the use and enjoyment of neighboring properties is prohibited.

If your property is within an incorporated city or town, or within an urban growth area, please contact your local fire department for burn restriction information.

If you have questions about open burning in Skagit County please contact the Skagit County Fire Marshal’s Office at 360-416-1840, or visit our Outdoor Burning webpage at http://www.skagitcounty.net/Departments/FireMarshal/burning.htm

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