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News Release
Vancouver Fire Marshal lifts city's recreational burning ban - 09/22/23

Vancouver, Wash. – Due to recent rains and anticipated cooler weather conditions, Vancouver Fire Marshal Heidi Scarpelli has lifted the recreational burning ban within the city of Vancouver, effective at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. 

Recreational fires, campfires and fires in outdoor fireplaces or chimney-type devices are now allowed. This order applies to areas within the city limits only.

All outdoor burning of things like brush/vegetation and garbage is still prohibited within the city limits.

The burn ban originally took effect on June 15 due to extremely dry conditions. 

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