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Chelan County Fire Hazard Designation

Chelan County Fire Hazard Designation

Beginning on Monday June 1, 2020, open burning will be closed through September 30, 2020. This includes natural vegetation and yard debris.

Resolution 2020-77 was passed by the Chelan County Commissioners that the designation of the Fire Hazard Level will be Very High beginning on Monday July 27, 2020.

Public Works crews will put up signs on county roadways indicating the fire danger level is Very High throughout Chelan County.

The Very 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
  • Restricted 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

 

 

 

Last Updated: 07/28/2020 10:23 AM

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