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Fire Danger Burn Restrictions Now in Place


07/07/17
               

Effective July 7, 2017, outdoor recreational fires and open burning are RESTRICTED due to fire danger. This order applies in the Cities of Spokane ValleySVFD Burn Ban July 2017, Liberty Lake, Millwood and the unincorporated areas of the Spokane Valley Fire Department service area.

NO – NOT ALLOWED

  • All Recreational Fires – any outdoor fire without a chimney — such as a backyard fire pit or campfire using chopped firewood or charcoal
  • All Open Burning – any open burning of fields and yard waste is prohibited at all times

YES – ALLOWED FOR USE

  • Manufactured portable outdoor devices – fireplaces, chimineas, barbeques and patio warmers used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Approved fuels in appropriate device – clean and dry seasoned firewood, charcoal, natural gas or propane gas
  • Designated campfires in parks and campgrounds may be allowed as approved and determined by agencies with jurisdiction

Any person found with a recreational fire or conducting open burning who fails to take immediate action to extinguish or otherwise discontinue such burning when ordered or notified to do so shall be charged with a misdemeanor. (IFC 109; SCC 3.02)

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