Outdoor Burning

BURN BAN LIFTED POST

In light of recent rains and the forecast of continued precipitation and moderate temperatures, the countywide fire safety burn ban for unincorporated Pierce County has been lifted as of September 11, 2019 at 8:00AM. Please be aware that this does not affect those areas in Pierce County where burning is prohibited because of environmental or pollution laws, nor in areas where the local fire district limits or prohibits burning. See below for more information.

Outdoor Burning Regulations
OUTDOOR BURNING PERMITS

WHO REGULATES OUTDOOR BURNING?

Outdoor burning is regulated by Pierce County in partnership with the local fire districts, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, and DNR .

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Burn Ban Status

There are two types of burn bans in Pierce County; Fire Safety Burn Ban and Air Quality Burn Ban. Please see the descriptions below.

FIRE SAFETY - NO BURN BAN

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BURN BAN HOTLINE

To find out which Air Quality Burn Ban Area you are in, please visit www.pscleanair.org.

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Fire Districts
 FIRE DISTRICT  CITIES/TOWNS
 #3 WEST PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 564-1623
LAKEWOOD
STEILACOOM
UNIVERSITY PLACE
 #5 GIG HARBOR FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 851-3111
GIG HARBOR
 #6 CENTRAL PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 538-6400
ELK PLAIN
FREDERICKSON
MIDLAND
PARKLAND
PUYALLUP
SOUTH HILL
SPANAWAY
SUMMIT
SUMMIT VIEW
#10 TACOMA FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 591-5737
FIFE
TACOMA
#13 BROWNS POINT/DASH POINT FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 952-4776
 
#14 RIVERSIDE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 922-5644
 
 #16 KEY PENINSULA FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 884-2222
 
#17 SOUTH PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 847-4333
EATONVILLE
ROY
#18 ORTING VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 893-2221
ORTING
#21 GRAHAM FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 847-8811
GRAHAM
#22 EAST PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 863-1800
BONNEY LAKE
EDGEWOOD
MILTON
SOUTH PRAIRIE
SUMNER
#23 PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 569-2752
ASHFORD
ELBE
#25 CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 663-2634
 
#26 GREENWATER FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 663-2522
 
#27 ANDERSON ISLAND FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 884-4040
ANDERSON ISLAND

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