DNR Eases Burn Ban, Permits Western Washington Campfires
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — State officials have eased a burn ban in western Washington, allowing campfires in certain settings starting Friday.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources said in a news release that recent rains and cooler temperatures across western Washington prompted the…
Washington State Burn Ban Extended Until Mid October
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Chris Gregoire has extended her emergency burn ban to include all counties in Washington state.
No outdoor burning is allowed in the state through midnight, Oct. 15.
The governor says the reason for the extended ban is the state's long stretch of warm dry weather,…
Wildfire Danger Still High in Central Washington
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has closed the Ahtanum Meadows, Ahtanum Campground, and Whites Ridge Trailhead to assist with fire suppression efforts with the Diamond Butte fire. The closures are expected to last at least through the weekend...