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  • BURN BAN FOR MASON COUNTY IS NOW IN EFFECT
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BURN BAN- Recreational Fires Still Allowed CONDITIONALLY

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“Outdoor Burn Ban In Effect July 11th at 12pm”

 

Effective July 11th at 12:00pm the Mason County Fire Marshal’s Office in conjunction with the Mason County Fire Chiefs have issued a County wide burn ban restricting all outdoor burning to include residential, agricultural, and land clearing fires.  Recreational fires are currently approved and must meet the following conditions:

  • Fires shall be in metal or concrete fire pits, such as those typically found in designated campgrounds.
  • Recreational fires are not used for yard debris disposal.
  • Maximum size of three feet in diameter.
  • 10 foot fire break constructed around the fire with a 20 foot vertical clearance.
  • Fire must be 25 feet away from a structure or other combustible material.
  • Must not create a nuisance from smoke or endanger life or property.
  • Adult in attendance with equipment capable of extinguishing the fire at all times.

Further information about Outdoor Burning may be obtained at:

http://www.co.mason.wa.us/community_dev/fire_marshal/index.php

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