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Posted on: March 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Emergency Burn Ban in Effect Beginning March 20, 2019

Effective immediately, Wednesday March 20, 2019, Cowlitz County will be enacting an emergency burn ban with restrictions on outdoor burning. Fire conditions have been unusual with many wildfires burning in the area.The emergency burn ban will be in place temporarily until conditions change. Effective immediately all land clearing, residential and silvicultural burning will be restricted until further notice. The Cowlitz County Fire Marshal is rescinding all burn permits issued prior to the burn ban; they can be reissued or extended when the ban is lifted.
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