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Spokane County institutes burn ban in unincorporated areas


August 16, 2012

Unauthorized outdoor recreational fires are restricted while other uses are permitted

Due to persisting hot and dry weather conditions, Spokane County officials have instituted a burn ban for the unincorporated areas of the county, effective beginning Tuesday, Aug. 14.

The ban restricts unauthorized outdoor recreational fires in the unincorporated county. According to a county news release, the order does not preclude the use of manufactured portable outdoor fireplaces, barbecues, outdoor fireplaces or patio warmers that are used in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

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