Clark County Fire Marshal Issues Ban on Recreational Burning

Posted: 10 Jul 2015 05:03 PM PDT

Effective immediately, the Clark County fire marshal has banned all recreational burning in unincorporated Clark County and within the city limits of La Center and Battle Ground due to extreme fire danger. These jurisdictions join the city of Vancouver, which implemented a recreational burn ban on Wednesday.

The ban prohibits:
·         Campfires
·         Outdoor fire pits
·         Outdoor fireplaces including those with a chimney
·         Portable fireplaces also known as patio fireplaces

Gas and charcoal barbecues are allowed as are self-contained camp stoves.

Here is the news release from the Fire Marshal's Office.  For more information visit: