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July 3, 2018 HIGH FIRE DANGER – CHELAN COUNTY

Chelan County Code Fire Hazard Areas 7.52

http://www.codepublishing.com/WA/ChelanCounty/

“High” fire danger restrictions to be posted on county roadways 

Public Works crews on Tuesday will begin putting up signs on county roadways indicating the fire danger level has been raised from moderate to high.

The high restrictions are meant to help reduce the occurrence of fires that may be caused by recreational, residential, commercial and other activities. Signs are posted throughout the county with the restrictions. Area activity and road travel restrictions include:

  • No motor vehicles off the road
  • No fireworks
  • No outdoor fires
  • Restricted open flame devices

Restriction levels that may be applied to a fire hazard area in Chelan County are: moderate, high, very high and extreme. More information is available on the Public Works website at http://www.co.chelan.wa.us/public-works/pages/traffic-alerts-and-restrictions?parent=Traffic%20Alerts

https://chelan7.com/safety-prevention/burn-ban-information/

For more information call the fire station at 509-682-4476

FIREWORKS

CITY OF CHELAN FIREWORKS INFORMATION Ordinance 8.10.015

8.10.15: Sale and discharge of fireworks prohibited.

No person shall offer for retail sale or sell any fireworks within the city. Except as authorized by a state license and permit granted pursuant to this chapter pursuant to RCW 70.77.260(2) (public display) or RCW 70.77.311(2) (use by individual or group for religious or other specified purpose on approved date and at approved location), no person shall ignite, explode or discharge any fireworks within the city. (Ord. 1369 & 3, 2008).

CHELAN COUNTY FIREWORKS INFORMATION:

7.44.055 Date and times discharge of common fireworks permitted.

Common fireworks that are permitted to be sold by retailers within the unincorporated Chelan County may be discharged within the unincorporated Chelan County only on the following dates and times:

(1)       Between the hours of 6:00 p.m. on December 31st and 1:00 a.m. on January 1st.

Note: No Fireworks are allowed to be discharged during the summer months in Chelan County

 Chelan County Fireworks Resolution and Code 7.44

Chelan Fire and Rescue is currently seeking Volunteer Emergency Responders!

Come join our team and serve your community. Positions are available in structural firefighting, wildland firefighting, ems, and support services. Contact Assistant Chief Brandon Asher at (509)682-4476 for more information.

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Chelan Fire and Rescue (Chelan County Fire Protection District 7) has been in existence since 1926. The agency is a Fire Protection District, organized under Title 52 of the Revised Code of Washington. Chelan Fire and Rescue’s jurisdiction is located in Northeast Chelan County, covering 125 square miles around Lake Chelan and surrounding areas. These areas include: The City of Chelan, Chelan Falls, Union Valley, South Lake Shore, 25 Mile Creek, the north side of Lake Chelan from the City of Chelan to Manson, Chelan Airport, and Howard Flats up to the Chelan/Okanogan County line.