Subject: HIGH FIRE DANGER FIRE BAN FOR CHELAN COUNTY
1. Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, briquette fire or stove fire; except pressurized liquid gas stoves (36 DFR 261.52(a)) is hereby prohibited.
2. This ban is in immediate effect in all unincorporated areas of Chelan County. EXCEPTION: This ban does not include barbeques at privately owned residences within the unincorporated areas.
3. Violators are subject to fines and/or imprisonment as stated in the Chelan County Criminal Code or Title 16 SC Section 551.
4. Pursuant to CFR 261.50(e) the following persons are exempt from ths order:
Any Federal, State, or local officer or member of an organized rescue or firefighting force in the performance of an official duty.
Persons maintaining a presurized liquid gas stove, enclosed pressurized liquid gas fire, or an enclosed solid fuel fire that utilizes a wick to distribute a flame.
Persons with a permit specifically authorizing the otherwise prohibited act or omission.
DATED AT WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON this 17th day of July 2014.
Board of Chelan County Commissioners