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Outdoor Burning Information

Phase I Burn Ban lifted at 12:01AM Saturday 14 October 2017

Permanent restricted burning areas
Effective January 1, 2001, Kitsap County joined King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties in a total outdoor burn ban in urbanized areas of the county under the 1991 Clean Air Washington Act. Outdoor burning in these areas is restricted to small recreational, ceremonial and cooking fires. Washington State Outdoor Burning Regulations. Contact the State Information line at (800) 323-BURN (2876)

Air Quality Burn Bans
Periodically the State, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, may call for bans on burning due to air quality, when particulates in the air reach an unsafe level. When an air quality ban is imposed, all burning permits are temporarily suspended. To check whether there is a current burning ban due to air quality, please call 1 (800) 595-4341.

Temporary County Burn Bans
Other types of bans on burning may be called by the County for various reasons. For example, drought conditions may lead local officials to impose burning restrictions. Please contact local burn ban lines at the following numbers for up to date information:


North Kitsap:(360) 297-4888

bullet Central Kitsap:(360) 447-3550
bullet South Kitsap:(360) 871-2411
bullet Bainbridge Island:(206) 842-7686
bullet Bremerton Fire Department:(360) 473-5380
bullet Poulsbo Fire Department:(360) 779-3997
bullet Countywide Burn Ban Information Line:
(800) 323-BURN (2876)
You may also contact the County Fire Marshal at (360) 337-5777.

Land Clearing Burning is prohibited as of 1 Sept 2009. Call (800) 323-BURN for more information

Last Updated:  October 13, 2017
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