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December 26, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Burn bans lifted for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has lifted the Stage 1 air quality burn ban for King, Snohomish Pierce counties. The burn ban had been issued on Christmas day. During a Stage 1 burn ban, burning is not allowed in fireplaces or uncertified wood stoves. The only exception is if a wood stove is a home’s only…

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December 24, 2013 at 12:08 PM

Burn ban issued for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency has issued a Stage 1 burn ban for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, effective at 5 p.m. Dec. 25. The ban is due to increasingly stagnant air, according to the agency. During a Stage 1 burn ban, burning is not allowed in fireplaces or uncertified wood stoves. The only exception is if a wood…

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December 9, 2013 at 11:32 AM

Burn ban lifted for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency lifted a burn ban in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties Monday morning. The ban had been put into effect Sunday morning because of stagnant weather conditions and increasing levels of air pollution. The ban prohibited the use of fireplaces and uncertified woodstoves in all three counties. In addition, the use…

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December 8, 2013 at 12:50 PM

Burn ban on for King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

A burn ban is in effect in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties due to stagnant weather conditions and increasing levels of air pollution. Puget Sound Clean Air Energy said the ban prohibits the use of fireplaces and uncertified woodstoves in all three counties. In addition, the use of pellet stoves and certified woodstoves is prohibited in Snohomish…

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November 24, 2013 at 2:17 PM

Burn ban in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties

Citing worsening air pollution, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency issued a burn ban for King and Snohomish counties Sunday that prohibits burning in fireplaces or non-certified woodstoves unless they are the home’s only adequate source of heat. Natural and propane gas stoves are exempt. Outdoor fires are also banned, including bonfires, campfires, fire pits and chimineas. A burn ban…

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July 11, 2013 at 8:19 PM

Burn ban issued for some parts of Snohomish County

An outdoor burn ban for the unincorporated areas of Snohomish County will go into effect at 8 a.m. Monday, the result of  high fire danger and expected hot, dry weather conditions. The restriction bans outdoor burning except for recreational fires that are less than 3 feet in diameter and 2 feet high. Recreational fires must be…

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January 21, 2013 at 12:53 PM

Burn bans lifted in King, Snohomish counties; Pierce County ban still in effect

The burn ban in King and  Snohomish counties will be lifted effective 1 p.m. today, says the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency. However, a Stage 1 burn ban remains in effect for Pierce County. “We are lifting the burn bans in King and Snohomish counties because winds are picking up and temperatures are warming,” said Dr. Phil…

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