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Air Quality

Current Air Quality


Burn Restrictions

Burning Restrictions


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Outdoor Burning Rules

Wood Heating Rules

More Details on Burn Bans and Exemptions to Burn

Idaho DEQ Burn Information

Current Burning Conditions

Outdoor Burning

Local fire officials issue outdoor burn restrictions during fire safety season. When they issue and lift their restrictions and notify us of such action, we will update this page and send out a notice to the burn restrictions email listserv subscribers.


10/12/18: Burn restrictions have been lifted by the local fire officials. Be sure to read about outdoor burning programs and requirements here.  

Air quality conditions can change, prompting restrictions on wood heating and outdoor burning. Be sure to check current conditions before burning.

10/12/18 - From the National Weather Service, Spokane -- Strong high pressure is expected to develop over the northwest U.S. this weekend and continue all next week. This will create an extended period of poor ventilation. 


Wood Heating

There are no restrictions on wood heating. For more information on wood heating requirements in Spokane County, click here. 

Interested in upgrading your old wood burning stove or fireplace insert? Click here for information about an incentive program to help!


Stay Informed

An easy way to stay informed of local burn restrictions is to subscribe to the "Burn Ban" email service. Subscribe here. 

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