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State prohibits campfires

SPOKANE — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife is prohibiting campfires, target shooting and other activities on publicly owned lands managed by the agency.

According to agency Lands Division Manager Cynthia Wilkerson, the restrictions went into effect July 1.

Under the restriction, the agency is banning campfires, including those in fire rings. It is also banning target shooting, fireworks, smoking outdoors, welding and using chainsaws.

It’s also illegal to drive a vehicle off-road.

Parking is only allowed in designated areas, developed campgrounds and trailheads, and in areas where any...

 

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