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Burn Bans

Posted on: June 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Burn ban effective July 2

Fire Ban

No Outdoor Burning of Natural Debris, Even With a Permit

Proclamation and Public Notice

WHEREAS, by JULY 2, 2023, atmospheric conditions of reduced moisture levels, low humidity, and warmer weather have increased the risk of fire within the confines of Island County, 

THEREFORE, in concurrence with the Fire Protection Districts of Whidbey and Camano Islands and the Northwest Clean Air Agency, I, Sheriff Rick Felici, serving as the Island County Fire Marshal, do hereby proclaim a BAN on ALL outdoor burning (except for recreational fires) within the entirety of Island County. 


This ban will remain in effect until further notice.

Sheriff Rick Felici, Island County Fire Marshal

Outdoor Burning Information

  • For Island County, call the Health Department at 360-679-7350
  • For Northwest Clean Air Agency, call 360-428-1617

Island County Sheriff's Office
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