The Whatcom County Fire Marshal’s Office will lift the burn ban for unincorporated Whatcom Conty on September 27th, 2023 at 4:00 PM.

All outdoor yard debris burning requires a verbal burn permit, and all other larger burns require a written permit.  Contact the Fire Marshal’s Office Burn Ban Information Line for details:  (360) 778-5903.

Remember that residents in the Yew Street Rd. and Geneva Urban Growth Areas (UGAs) are under a permanent burn ban.  See the Fire Marshal’s Office website or details on those zones.  Recreational fires following all requirements are still allowed in the UGAs.

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