Burn Bans

There are 2 separate types of burn bans; those regarding fire safety and those regarding air quality.

1. Fire safety burn ban

A fire safety burn ban is in effect.

A fire safety burn ban is currently in effect in Kittitas County.

Please check the Fireworks information on the Kittitas County Fire Marshal's web page.
DistrictInformation
Fire District 1 (Rural Thorp) Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY
Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue (Fire District 2) Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY
Fire District 3 (Easton) Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY
Fire District 4 (Vantage) Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY
Snoqualmie Pass Fire and Rescue Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY
Fire District 6 (Ronald) Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY
Fire District 7 (Cle Elum) Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY
Areas outside fire districts Burn ban in effect.
Burn Ban in effect June 29,2018 at midnight; Class C fireworks OK on July 4 ONLY

Kittitas County implements a burn ban when the fire danger reaches a critical level. The burn ban includes all burning in unincorporated areas of the county.

2. Air quality burn ban

The Department of Ecology (DOE) governs air quality in Kittitas County and also regulates outdoor burning for air quality purposes. For further information, please contact the Department of Ecology at 509-575-2490 or you may visit their website athttp://www.ecy.wa.gov. The DOE may implement burn bans at any time during the year, and it is incumbent upon property owners to determine if an air quality burn ban is in effect.