DNR and county officials are implementing burn restrictions in Grays Harbor, Clallam, and Jefferson Counties
Completely extinguish campfires by pouring water or moist soil in them and stirring with a shovel until all parts are cool to the touch. The use of self-contained camp stoves is encouraged as an alternative.
For more information on local fire restrictions
Department of Natural Resources: Olympic Regional Office (360) 374-2800 or your local fire district.
For daily updates on burn restrictions, call 1-800-323-BURN or visit DNR's website at: http://fortress.wa.gov/dnr/firedanger/BurnRisk.aspx . Also check with Olympic Region Clean Air Agency by calling 1-800-422-5623 or visit http://www.orcaa.org/.
DNR's wildfire mission
Administered by Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark, DNR is responsible for preventing and fighting wildfires on 12.7 million acres of private, state and tribal-owned forestlands in Washington. DNR is the state's largest on-call fire department. During fire season, this includes more than 700 DNR employees who have other permanent jobs with the agency and about 375 seasonal workers. DNR also participates in Washington's coordinated interagency approach to firefighting.