Burning Restrictions

 October-May: Open Burning Season

  • Burning is prohibited in Cashmere City Limits and Urban Growth Area.

 

 

  • Burn piles must be 4x4 and have a person watching the fire at all times. Any burn pile over 4x4 must have a burning permit. Burning permits can be acquired at:

       Chelan County Fire Marshal

       Washington DNR

       Washington Department of Ecology 

  • Campfires are allowed in approved fire pits clear of combustibles with a water source nearby. Campfires should not be left unattended. Portable Fire Pits are allowed but must be on a noncombustible surface. 

 

 

  Orchard Burning and Agricultural Clearing

 

  • Burning that is allowed: Limbs, Trees, & Branches. 

 

  • Questions regarding tree removal, land development clearing, agricultural burning US Forest burning, or permits from Department of Ecology can be made with the Department of Ecology

  • Burn Barrels and Garbage Burning is prohibited.

 June-September: Burn Ban in Effect

  • Burning that is prohibited: Yard Waste [Leaves, Yard Trimmings, Brush, and Grass], Land Clearing [Trees, Stumps, Shrubbery, & Natural Vegetation]. 

  • Campfires are allowed in approved fire pits clear of combustibles with a water source nearby. Campfires should not be left unattended. Portable Fire Pits are allowed but must be on a noncombustible surface. 

  • During Moderate Fire Hazard open flame devices are prohibited.

  • Moderate travel restrictions are in effect.

*Current burning restrictions can be found at Chelan County Fire Prevention and Investigations.

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