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County added to Stage 1 burn bans

 


The Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) has added Klickitat County to seven other counties in which burn bans are in effect.

Ecology says Stage 1 burn bans in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Stevens and Walla Walla counties will continue. In addition, Stage 1 bans start immediately in Asotin, Klickitat and Okanogan counties, according to the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology).

Bans are necessary since poor air quality and stagnant conditions are expected to continue for the next few days, the department states.

Ecology’s Stage 1 burn ban will continue until at least 4 p.m. next Wednesday, when they could be called off or extended. The Stage 1 ban applies to the use of un...



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