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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Fire Marshal: Structure Fire on Lopez Island Ruled Accidental

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA.  February 1, 2024 – On Sunday January 14, 2024, Lopez Island Fire and EMS responded to a structure fire in the 500 block of Whiskey Hill Rd. The Fire Department arrived to a working structure fire ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

San Juan County Publishes 2023 Year-In-Review

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. January 5, 2024 – San Juan County is proud to present the organization’s 2023 Year-In-Review, highlighting accomplishments, notable projects, and the breadth of programs and services provided to island communities....

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Fire Danger Downgraded to Low

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. October 2, 2023 - Effective today, Monday, October 2, 2023, the San Juan County fire danger level has been downgraded to the LOW level. This change in fire danger level lifts the burning restrictions as outlined in the burn p...

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Posted on: September 1, 2023

Recreational Campfires Allowed in San Juan County

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. September 1st, 2023 –The San Juan County Fire Marshal in conjunction with the San Juan County Fire Chiefs are allowing recreational campfires as of 12pm noon, September 1, 2023. 

Recreational and cooking fires, limited to 3 fe...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

An open letter to the San Juan County community about wildfire risk and preparedness in the islands

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Fellow islanders,

Following the catastrophic Maui fires earlier this month, there has been an understandably heightened level of concern about fire risk in the San Juan Islands. This includes what steps we can take to protect ourselves and what plans and s...

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Posted on: August 14, 2023

Burn Ban on Recreational Fires in San Juan County

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. August 14, 2023 –The San Juan County Fire Marshal has declared a ban on all recreational fires effective 12pm Noon on August 14, 2023. Due to current atmospheric and field conditions, this ban on all recreational fires appli...

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Posted on: August 9, 2023

Modified Burn Ban in San Juan County

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. August 9, 2023 –The San Juan County Fire Marshal, in conjunction with the San Juan County Fire Chiefs, have modified the BURN BAN posted from July 21st, 2023. (View previous burn ban notice by clicking here.)

Recreational and...

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Posted on: July 20, 2023

County Announces Ban on Recreational Fires in Unincorporated Areas of San Juan County

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. July 20, 2023 –The San Juan County Fire Marshal has declared a ban on all recreational fires after consultation with the San Juan County Fire Chiefs. Due to current atmospheric and field conditions, this ban applies througho...

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

San Juan County's Fire Danger Level Increases to MODERATE

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. June 6, 2023 – Effective Monday June 5, 2023, San Juan County, WA fire danger level increases to MODERATE as fuels continue to dry out. 

Moderate fire danger means that all fine dead fuels like dried grasses ignite re...

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