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One burn ban lifted, another stays in place


September 27, 2017

Klickitat County Rural 7 Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners have declared the burn ban in Rural 7 be lifted as of 12 a.m. Oct. l. Klickitat County, however, is extending the ban for outdoor burning for lands east of the Klickitat County Fire District 7 eastern boundary to include but not limited to Klickitat County Fire Districts #2, 9 and 10; outside the corporate limits of any city or town; the jurisdiction of the Yakama Indian Nation; and the jurisdiction of the Washington State Parks and Recrea-tion Commission and prohibiting the issuance of burning permits except for authorized agricultural burning.

Burn permits are still required to burn in Rural 7. Check your burn permit. The current permits are white in color with an American Flag and have an expiration date of Dec. 31, 2018 on the top of them. Burn barrels in Rural 7 are illegal.

Burn permits are available at the Rural 7 office at 327 W Brooks, Goldendale, or call 773-4246 Ext 1. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Elsewhere in Klickitat County, the ban continues through Oct. 15. The public is directed to check with authorities concerning burning restrictions within the corporate limits of any city or town.


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