On Sunday, September 20th, the San Juan County Fire Marshal lifted the ban on recreational camp fires. Commercial and residential burning is still prohibited at this time. For more information, visit https://www.sanjuanco.com/1088/Fire-Marshal
Orcas Island Fire personnel responded to reports of a brush fire in the 300-block of Seaview Street on Orcas Island at 6:15 Thursday morning. Upon arrival, crews witnessed an approximate 60-foot by 70-foot patch of smoldering grass involving one large standalone tree with active fire. With no structures on the property and no risk of
UPDATE: Due to rising fire danger around the state which affects the regions firefighting resources, San Juan County is extending the current burn ban to prohibit all outdoor fires, effective immediately and until further notice. —— Previously posted 06 September: Just a reminder that the San Juan County Fire Chiefs, in coordination with the San Juan
There is no wildland fire in San Juan County at this time. 9-1-1 Dispatch received several calls from concerned residents overnight due to the strong smell and haze of smoke in the air. A combination of smoke from fires in eastern Washington and south in Pierce County has shifted our way due to changing winds.
For the third time in just over two weeks Orcas Island Fire and Rescue responded to a wildfire – this time in the Deer Harbor area. Crews were dispatched at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1st to the 100-block of Clay Farm Road after reports of a wildland fire came in from area residents. A