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Grays Harbor County lifting burn ban Saturday

MONTESANO, Wash. – Effective 12:01 A.M. Saturday, September 21, 2013, the Grays Harbor County Fire Marshal’s Office in cooperation with local Fire Districts and Fire Departments will remove the restrictions on the burning of residential yard waste in the unincorporated areas of Grays Harbor County in accordance with the Outdoor Burning Rules:
http://www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/info/pub_svcs/PlanningDocs/PDF/OutdoorBurning.pdf 
For burning on Department of Natural Resources (DNR) protected lands please contact DNR. For land clearing burns please contact Olympic Region Clean Air Authority (ORCAA).
The amount of recent rainfall, combined with its projected continuing trend, has reduced the threat of a wildfire to an appropriate level throughout the County. The Fire Marshal’s Office cautions residents to please note that the threat of escaped debris from burning will begin to increase if a dry trend occurs.
Fire Districts, Fire Departments, Grays Harbor County, and Washington State regulations place importance on following the rules that apply to outdoor burning in your area, and caution all citizens to be careful when burning. Please attend your burn at all times, and make sure that the fire is completely extinguished before leaving it unattended. For more information on outdoor burning on improved property, please contact your local fire protection agency before beginning to burn.

Aberdeen man ejected from three-wheeler after attempting to share headlight

ABERDEEN, Wash. – A man trying to use another motorcycle’s headlight to ride an off-road three wheeler was injured Monday when the two collided in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen Police Captain John Green tells us Just after 9 Monday night, Aberdeen Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to a report of an injury collision in the 1700 block of Chilton Road.  Initial reports indicated that this collision involved a “3-Wheeler” and a male subject was laying in the roadway unconscious.
 
Subsequent investigation revealed that 2 motorcycles ( an off road 3-wheeler and a street legal motorcycle) had been travelling E/B on Chilton Road at the time of the collision.  The 3 wheeled vehicle (ridden by a 24 year old Aberdeen resident) did not have an operating headlight and was riding next to the motorcycle (also ridden by a 24 year old Aberdeen resident), using it’s headlight for illumination. 

County wide burn ban takes effect Tuesday night

MONTESANO, Wash. – A burn ban is taking effect after midnight tonight, Grays Harbor County Fire Districts and Fire Departments in cooperation with the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Olympic Region Clean Air Agency (ORCAA), will be enacting restrictions on all outdoor burning effective 12:01 A.M. Wednesday, July 17, 2013.
All residential burning, along with land clearing and silvicultural [forest practices] burning will be prohibited until further notice. For more information on local fire restrictions call the Grays Harbor County: Fire Marshal’s Office at (360) 249-4222