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County Burn Ban Goes Into Partial Effect

Jun 26, 2019

Okanogan County Emergency Management clarified the burn ban changes for the county this year. 

In a posting on their Facebook page, officials stated that Okanogan County has been separated into Fire Danger Areas for the burn ban this year.

The Okanogan County burn ban started on the Valley Floors Fire Danger Area on June 25, 2019 at 12:01AM.

Fire Danger Areas: 
- Okanogan Highlands: NO burn ban in effect
- Methow Highlands: NO burn ban in effect
- Valley Floors: Okanogan County burn ban in effect

You can view a searchable map at the following link.  There you can enter your address to see what fire danger area you reside in.

Fire Danger Areas MAP:  https://bit.ly/2NdNvTj



Burn Ban Contacts: 
DNR: 800-323-2876 https://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/protection/firedanger/
USFS Tonasket Ranger Dist: 509-664-9200
USFS Methow Valley Ranger Dist: 509-996-4000
Local Fire: 509-422-7232
Colville Confederated Tribe: 509-634-3100

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