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Burn bans continues

 

September 26, 2018

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BURN BAN ZONES: These are current burn ban maps for Klickitat County. The bans have been extended.

Due to the high wildfire hazard conditions experienced this summer and continued lack of sufficient precipitation, Klickitat County is extending the ban on outdoor burning within Klickitat County 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 Recreation Commission and prohibiting the issuance of burning permits except for authorized agricultural burning. This ban is extended through Oct. 31.

The bans are also extended for Burn Ban Zones Two and Three. Zone Two is defined as lands between the Klickitat County Fire District 7 eastern boundary west to the western boundaries of Klickitat County Fire Districts 4, 12 and 15 then north on the Klickitat River to the north county line, to include but not limited to Klickitat County Fire Districts 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 14 and 15; 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 Recreation Commission and prohibiting the issuance of burning permits except for authorized agricultural burning. The ban on Zone Two is extended through Oct. 12.

Zone Three is defined as lands between the western boundaries of Klickitat County Fire Districts 4, 12 and 15 then north on the Klickitat River to the north county line, to the west county line, to include but not limited to Klickitat County Fire Districts 1, 3, 8 and 13; 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 Recreation Commission and prohibiting the issuance of burning permits except for authorized agricultural burning. This ban is extended through Oct. 12.

Residential barbecues will be allowed. The public is directed to check with the appropriate authorities concerning burning restrictions within the corporate limits of any city or town.

To read the full resolution go to http://www.klickitatcounty.org/249/Emergency-Management.

 

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