Outdoor burn ban in Snohomish County to go in effect next week

Outdoor burn ban in Snohomish County to go in effect next week

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SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. —  An outdoor burning ban will go into effect next week for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County, officials said.

The burn ban will start Wednesday, July 22, at 8 a.m. and will be in effect until further notice.

This is due to the high fire danger and expected hot and dry weather conditions.

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The restriction bans outdoor burning, except for recreational fires, which are less than three feet in diameter and two feet high and are for cooking and pleasure only.

 “If you live in Arlington, Brier, Darrington, Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Gold Bar, Index, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Mountlake Terrace, Monroe, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Stanwood or Sultan, please note that they are also participating in this burn ban, and these restrictions will apply within their incorporated boundaries as well,” officials said. “For those residents living within the boundaries of another city or town not listed above, please check with your local fire department for current burning ban information.”

For more information about the burn ban, the county said to contact its Outdoor Burning Information Hotline at 425-388-3508.