Under a Stage I burning ban, all outdoor burning is prohibited except for small recreational fires in approved fire pits and appliances, or as allowed in established campgrounds. The outdoor burning ban shall remain in effect until further notice.
According to Fire Marshal David Lynam, "The cooler and wet weather delayed implementation of a ban for several weeks this year. But, with the hot and dry weather we have recently experienced, fuels are thoroughly dried out." The Fire Marshal also identifies the increase in fires in other parts of the state. That increase draws upon resources that might otherwise be available in Kitsap County to fight a wildfire.
For additional information, concerns, or questions please contact your local fire district or the county Fire Marshal at (360) 337-5777.
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