Temporary burn restrictions include some Lincoln County area
Last updated 4/15/2021 at 4pm
OLYMPIA – Per the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, rule burning (small debris disposal fires) is not allowed in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas: in the Foothills, Upper Basin in Spokane and portions of Lincoln County north of Highway 2 effective April 16.
Warming temperatures have dried grasses, and grassy areas are now experiencing numerous wildfires started by outdoor debris burns. In the Northeast region, 100 wildfires have been started in 2021, including 46 since April 1. Of those 100 wildfires, 62 have been caused by people burning debris outdoors and failing...