fire season

[6/21/19] Fire Restrictions Increase

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Although summer officially starts today, fire season began last month. As temperatures rise and fuels dry out, state and local agencies are increasing fire restrictions. The Bureau of Land Management, State Departments of Fish & Wildlife and Natural Resources, and Commissioners for Chelan and Douglas Counties all signed resolutions over the last week. BLM’s order […]

[6/18/18] Wildfire Caution Ahead of Heat Wave

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“Fire season is here” said Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz.  Washington State  Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging everyone to be cautious and vigilant when playing or working outdoors.

[5/31/18] Fireworks, Exploding Targets And Incendiary Devices Banned On All BLM Land In WA and OR

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Those who ignite fireworks, exploding targets, or incendiary devices on BLM-managed lands can be fined up to $1,000, receive a prison term of up to one year, or both.

[5/30/18] Annual Fire Safety Burn Ban Goes Into Effect This Friday, June 1

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All outdoor debris pile burning throughout Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties will be strictly prohibited beginning Friday.