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Recreational Fire Burn Ban In Effect

Due to extended warm dry weather and extreme fire danger, a ban on recreational fires is in effect for the City of Anacortes.  

The State has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of Skagit County.  The burn ban is inclusive of all State and local Park campgrounds.

No recreational charcoal or wood fires are allowed.

All burn permits previously issued are temporarily suspended.

Please call the Anacortes Fire Department at 360-293-1925 for any questions regarding this ban.

Recreational Fire Permits

As a reminder, a Recreational Burn Permit is required for all recreational fires within the Anacortes City limits. The burning of yard debris, garbage, or other non-approved materials is prohibited.

Burning of weeds with a propane torch is also prohibited.


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Commendation, Meritorious Service

We would like to hear from you if have received exemplary service, performance, behavior, attitude or achievement from one of our Department members. Submit the Commendation, Meritorious Service Form (PDF) to let us know.