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Offical news from both the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and Grays Harbor County Fire Marshal all burn bans have been lifted.  Please remember to follow Washington State burning regulations when burning outdoors. 


Outdoor Burn Restrictions Lifted in

Grays Harbor County

MONTESANO- Effective immediately, Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, With the recent cooler and wetter weather forecasted to continue the Grays Harbor County Fire Marshals’ Office, Fire Districts, and Fire Departments will be lifting the restrictions on outdoor burning.  

All residential burning, along with land clearing burning is allowed.

Residents should remember;

  • Check with local officials regarding burn permit requirements in your area before burning
  • Burn Barrels and other containers are NOT allowed and are illegal under State law.
  • Burn only natural vegetation from your own property. Burning of trash is strictly prohibited.
  • Fires must be attended at all times.
  • Do not create a nuisance. You are responsible for your fire.  Creating smoke, odor and ash that unreasonably impacts neighboring properties is illegal.