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Outdoor Burning Information

OCTOBER 1, 2018 – May 31, 2019

BURNING RESTRICTIONS HAVE CHANGED….

Outdoor fires and open flame devices are allowed.

No debris burning inside the city and urban growth areas.

  • Residential Burning means that outdoor burning of leaves, clippings, pruning’s, and other yard
    and gardening refuse originating on lands immediately adjacent and in close proximity to a
    human dwelling and burning on such lands by the property owner or his or her designee. WAC 173-425-030(22)
  • Land Clearing Burning means outdoor burning of trees, stumps, shrubbery, or other natural
    vegetation from land clearing projects (projects that clear the land surface so that it can be
    developed, used for a different purpose, or unused).
  • Urban Growth Areas: to find out if you live in one, call or stop by Chelan Fire and rescue in
    Chelan for information.

Air Quality – Washington State Department of Ecology

https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/enviwa/

Washington State Fire incident information

https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/

Okanogan Wenatchee USDA Forest Service

https://www.fs.usda.gov/okawen

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.