County Wide and DNR Burn Bans Lifted!


Outdoor Burn Restrictions Lifted in

Grays Harbor County

MONTESANO- Effective immediately, Tuesday, October 10, 2017, With the recent cooler and wetter weather forecasted to continue the Grays Harbor County Fire Marshals’ Office, Fire Districts and Fire Departments will be lifting the restrictions on outdoor burning.  

All residential burning, along with land clearing burning is allowed.

Residents should remember;

  • Check with local officials regarding burn permit requirements in your area before burning
  • Burn Barrels and other containers are NOT allowed and are illegal under State law.
  • Burn only natural vegetation from your own property. Burning of trash is strictly prohibited.
  • Fires must be attended at all times.
  • Do not create a nuisance. You are responsible for your fire.  Creating smoke, odor and ash that unreasonably impacts neighboring properties is illegal.

For more information on local fire restrictions

ORCAA, Olympic Region Clean Air Agency: 1-800-422-5623

Grays Harbor County: Fire Marshal's Office at (360) 249-4222

Fire Districts: Emergency pages of the local telephone book

City Fire Departments: Government pages of the local telephone book

Washington State Department of Natural Resources: Pacific Cascade Regional Office at (360)

577-2025 or Olympic Region Office at (360) 374-2811

Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest: (360) 565-3121

Washington State Parks: (360) 902-8844

For updates on burn restrictions

Contact the Grays Harbor County Fire Marshals’ office @ 360 249-4222 or,

DNR at 1-800-323-BURN or visit the website at www2.wadnr.gov/burn-risk then click on fire information in the far right corner.

clip_image001.gifContact ORCAA at 1-800-422-5623 or visit their website at www.orcaa.org.

Both the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and Grays Harbor County have lifted their respective outdoor burning bans ending probably one of the latest year end burn bans ever. 

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