Anacortes Fire Department
“One Team ALWAYS There For You”
For Immediate Release
DATE: July 15, 2021
Subject: Burn Ban
Effective: Friday July 16, 2021 ‐ 8:00 AM
Due to extended warm dry weather, extreme fire danger, and multiple local resources committed to on‐going state fires, a ban on recreational fires is in effect for the City of Anacortes. In coordination with the State of Washington and Skagit County a complete ban on open fires is essential to protect our community resources. 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.
All fires are banned. Use of briquets are banned. Gas stoves/grills for cooking ONLY are allowed.