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Idaho DEQ Burn Information

Current Burning Conditions

Outdoor Burning

Effective Thursday, April 22, 2021: The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is expanding burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands in eastern Washington. This only applies to burning on DNR lands.

  • Campfires are NOT allowed except in approved designated campgrounds in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas:  Foothills, Highlands and Upper Basin in Spokane, and portions of Lincoln County north of Hwy. 2.
  • Permit burning (written burn permits issued by DNR) is NOT allowed in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas:  Foothills, and Upper Basin in Spokane, and portions of Lincoln County north of Hwy.DNR 
  • Rule burns are still NOT allowed in the following Fire Danger Rating Areas:  Foothills, Highlands and Upper Basin in Spokane, and portions of Lincoln County north of Hwy. 2.

View DNR's official notice

Requirements for various outdoor burning programs are provide here.

During the current COVID‐19 pandemic, please consider limiting or avoiding burning. Breathing smoke affects the respiratory system and is especially harmful to sensitive populations, including youth, seniors, and those with underlying heart and respiratory conditions. 

Wood Heating 

There are no temporary restrictions placed on wood heating at this time. Thank you for checking. Be sure to follow cleaner wood heating practices outlined here 

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