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July 2, 2014 at 2:59 PM

Your holiday weekend campfire (in a campground) is safe (so far)

Burning restrictions are being imposed in parts of the state, but campfires in designated campgrounds are OK for the holiday weekend. (photo by Betty Udesen/The Seattle Times) The good news: So far, your Independence Day weekend campfire in a designated campground with fire rings is not in danger of being banned. But crackdowns are starting in dry…

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August 15, 2013 at 3:42 PM

Grab the marshmallows! Campfires OK in state parks west of Cascades

Campers in Western Washington may light a campfire in state parks once again. (photo by John Lok / The Seattle Times_ Shame on you if you’re reading this on your smartphone from a campsite at Deception Pass or Cape Disappointment state parks, but the good news is this: Go ahead and light that campfire. Washington State Parks…

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