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Burn ban lifted; beach fires can resume

Burn ban lifted; beach fires can resume

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency on Tuesday (Dec. 2) lifted the burn ban for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties. For Seattle Parks and Recreation, this means that beach fires at Alki Beach Park,... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued

Due to stagnant weather conditions and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is issuing a Stage 1 burn ban for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, effective at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov.... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE: Stage 2 Burn Ban LIFTED for King County

UPDATE NOV. 20, 10 a.m.: The Stage 2 Burn Ban that was issued for King County on Wednesday has been LIFTED. You may now retrieve your kindling. PREVIOUSLY: Due to continued weather conditions and air pollution... [Read more]

UPDATE: Stage 1 burn ban lifted for King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

UPDATE: Stage 1 burn ban lifted for King, Pierce and Snohomish counties

UPDATE 12/26/13 12:55 p.m.: The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency lifted the Stage 1 air quality burn bans for King, Pierce and Snohomish counties as of 11 a.m., so you can light that Yule Log back up “The... [Read more]

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

Burn Ban upped to ‘Stage 2′ for King County

To protect public health from worsening air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has elevated the burn ban for King and Snohomish counties to Stage 2, effective as of 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25. A... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

Stage 1 Burn Ban issued for King County

A Stage 1 Burn Ban has been issued for King County, effective as of 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, “until further notice.” A Stage 2 burn ban remains in effect for Pierce County. Saturday night... [Read more]

Burn Ban Lifted for King County

Burn Ban Lifted for King County

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency announced Monday (Jan. 21) that it is lifting the air quality burn bans in King and Snohomish counties,. However, a Stage 1 burn ban continues for Pierce County until further... [Read more]

Put Those Matches Down, Buddy – Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Put Those Matches Down, Buddy – Stage 1 Burn Ban Re-Issued for King County

Due to continuing cold weather and rising air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has re-issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King County, effective at 4 p.m. today – Friday, Jan. 18, 2013. A Stage... [Read more]

Burn Ban Lifted for King County

Burn Ban Lifted for King County

The Stage 1 burn ban that was in effect in King County has been lifted, according to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. “The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is lifting the air quality burn ban in King... [Read more]

Stage 2 Burn Ban Issued, in Effect ‘Until Further Notice’

Stage 2 Burn Ban Issued, in Effect ‘Until Further Notice’

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 2 burn ban for King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties, “to protect residents from worsening air quality,” according to a statement. The ban... [Read more]

Fire Marshal Calls for County-wide Burn Ban; In Effect until Sept. 1

Fire Marshal Calls for County-wide Burn Ban; In Effect until Sept. 1

A county-wide burn ban was declared Tuesday (July 17) by the King County Fire Marshal in conjunction with Kitsap, Pierce, Snohomish and Thurston counties. This ban was prompted by forecasts calling for... [Read more]

Burn Ban Lifted In King, Kitsap, Pierce And Snohomish Counties

Burn Ban Lifted In King, Kitsap, Pierce And Snohomish Counties

Just in time to prepare for ‘Snowmageddon 2012‘ (which was predicted by the Mayans) comes this good news – effective at 10 a..m. Saturday (Jan. 14), the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has ended... [Read more]

Stage 1 Burn Ban Issued For Western Washington

Stage 1 Burn Ban Issued For Western Washington

A Stage 1 burn ban was issued Wednesday morning (Jan. 11) for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish Counties, banning the use of fireplaces and uncertified wood stoves until air quality improves. “To... [Read more]

King County Announces Burn Ban To Run From July 15 – Sept. 30th

King County Announces Burn Ban To Run From July 15 – Sept. 30th

Put down those matches folks – King County announced Wednesday (July 14) that it will enact a burn ban beginning Thursday, July 15, and running through Sept. 30th. Here’s the full announcement... [Read more]

ADVISORY: “Air Stagnation Advisory”; Burn Ban In Effect

ADVISORY: “Air Stagnation Advisory”; Burn Ban In Effect

Late Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service issued an “Air Stagnation Advisory,” which basically declares a burn ban – so even though it’s cold outside, don’t you... [Read more]

Hey Neighbor, Stop Burning Leaves. Now.

Hey Neighbor, Stop Burning Leaves. Now.

According to the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, a Smog Watch has been declared for King, Kitsap, Pierce and Snohomish counties. This means that it’s time for you to stop burning those leaves,... [Read more]