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Fire restrictions issued for hunters and others recreating on WDFW-managed lands


With unusually dry conditions and wildfires burning in parts of the state, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is prohibiting campfires and other activities on all agency-managed lands.

The emergency order, prohibits:

• Fires or campfires: However, personal camp stoves or lanterns fueled by liquid petroleum, liquid petroleum gas or propane are allowed.

• Smoking: Unless in an enclosed vehicle.

• Target shooting: Except at shooting ranges developed by WDFW.

• Welding and the use of chainsaws and other equipment: Operating a torch with an open flame and equipment powered by an internal combustion engine is prohibited.

• Operating a motor vehicle off developed roa...

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