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Hot temps lead to countywide burn bans

Open flames banned around Lincoln County

DAVENPORT—Surging temperatures and dry conditions finally reflecting a true Eastern Washington summer have led local authorities to enact burn bans around the county.

Open fires were banned in Fire District No. 5, which includes Davenport, Deer Meadows and the surrounding areas, and Fire District No. 4, which includes Reardan, Edwall, Long Lake and the surrounding areas, effective Monday, July 25.

Fire District No. 6, which includes Harrington and the surrounding areas, has had a burn ban in place since July 13.

Fires are also prohibited in Fire District No. 3, which includes Odessa, Marlin an...

 

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