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Burn Ban FAQS

WHAT CAN’T I BURN?

The burn ban applies to all land clearing and yard debris outdoor burning in unincorporated Pierce County. Please contact your local fire district to obtain an outdoor burning permit.

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WHAT CAN I NOT BURN?

WHO DOES THE BURN BAN APPLY TO?

This ban only applies to residents in unincorporated Pierce County. For residents of incorporated Pierce County cities, please contact your local jurisdiction for requirements. To find out your local fire district, scroll to the bottom of this page for a complete list.


WHO DOES THE BURN BAN APPLY TO

CAN I USE A FIRE PIT?

This ban does not apply to small recreational fires in established fire pits at approved campgrounds, or private property with the owner’s permission. Please see below for fire pit regulations.

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CAN I USE A FIREPIT

CAN I USE MY OUTDOOR GRILL OR BBQ?

The use of gas, propane, & charcoal self-contained stoves and barbecues are allowed under the burn ban.

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Fire Pit Regulations
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Outdoor Burning Regulations

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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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
NOT ISSUING BURN PERMITS AT THIS TIME
(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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