PUBLIC INFORMATION BULLETIN
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IMPLEMENTED BY: Snohomish County Fire Marshal’s Office
ISSUED BY: Michael W. McCrary, Fire Marshal
CONTACT: Terri Irwin, 425-388-3557
DATE OF RELEASE: September 8, 2020
FOR RELEASE: IMMEDIATELY
UPGRADED OUTDOOR BURNING BAN TO INCLUDE RECREATIONAL FIRES
Due to high fire danger and sustained hot and dry weather conditions, the outdoor burn ban previously issued July 22nd, 2020 for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County has been UPGRADED to a complete burn ban which includes recreational fires. The upgraded burn ban will take effect immediately and be effective until further notice.
This restriction bans all outdoor burning, including recreational fires.
Exceptions: Charcoal and Gas Grills
Incorporated cities and towns included in this outdoor burning ban are: Arlington, Brier, Darrington Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Gold Bar, Index, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Monroe, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Stanwood and Sultan.
Citizens living within an incorporated city or town not listed above, please check with your local fire department for current burning ban information.
All outdoor burn permits, including permits issued by PSCAA (Puget Sound Clean Air Agency) for agricultural burning, are suspended until this ban is lifted. This ban will remain in effect until there is a sustained period of rainfall and the fire risk returns to low.
Please contact our Outdoor Burning Information Hotline at 425-388-3508 for updated information.