Spokane issues burn ban - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Spokane issues burn ban

SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane has issued a ban on open burning and recreational fires due to hot and dry conditions.

The ban is in effect until at least September 15.

You may still use backyard barbecues, chimineys or other fully enclosed patio and deck warmers, as long as approved fuel is used. Approved fuel includes seasoned (clean and dry) firewood, briquettes, propane or natural gas.

A person who fails to take immediate action to extinguish or otherwise discontinue unauthorized burning when ordered to do so is guilty of a misdemeanor and you could face a fine of up to $1,000 and up to 90 days in jail.

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