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VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT
TO:       Residence and visitors within Chelan County Fire District #3 jurisdiction
FROM:  David J Nalle, Deputy Fire Chief
DATE:   07/02/2021
RE:       ACTIVITY RESTRICTIONS

Extreme restrictions include:

No outdoor fires and/or outdoor open flame devices are allowed within the boundaries of Chelan County Fire District #3, as of 07/02/2021, except the following:

  • Commercially made listed/labeled barbeque devices located and used at a residence; and (2) stoves or fireplace fires completely contained within a residence.
  • Portable propane fire places are allowed within Chelan County Fire District #3 jurisdiction.
  • Use of charcoal briquettes is allowed within Chelan County Fire District #3 with the following conditions. Commercially made listed/labeled barbeque devices located and used at a residence on a non-combustible surface is permissible. Discarding of hot briquettes after use shall be in a metal container and stirred with water to assure extinguishment.

These restrictions are in alignment with Chelan County and Washington State Department of Natural resources and the United States Forest Service.

Chelan County Restrictions:
https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/news/article/chelan-county-fire-hazard-designation-june-29-2021

US Forest Service Restrictions:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/okawen/alerts-notices/?cid=fsbdev3_053600

WA State DNR
https://www.dnr.wa.gov/publications/rp_fire_cpl_burn_ban_statewide.pdf

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