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Burn ban lowered to moderate



Clallam County Fire Marshal Sheila Roark Miller announced today, Sept. 4, that a county-wide burn ban has been downgraded to "moderate danger."

The lowering of the fire danger allows recreational fires — a size no larger than three feet in diameter and two feet in height, used for pleasure, warmth, cooking or similar purposes.

Contact your local fire district for additional questions or guidance.

This decision was made based on recommendations of the local fire districts and the Department of Natural Resources.

The Clallam County Fire Marshal’s office works closely with local fire districts and local fire departments, and strongly urges all county residents and property owners to be attentive to the condition of their properties through proactive fire prevention measures.

As has been the law for many years, burn barrels are illegal in the State of Washington and there is no burning in the City of Port Angeles or any other designated Urban Growth Area.
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