INSPECTIONS

PERMITS

OUTDOOR BURNING

FIRE SAFETY

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Burn Restrictions

ALLOWED

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Outdoor Burning Regulations

WHO REGULATES OUTDOOR BURNING?

Outdoor burning is regulated by Pierce County in partnership with the local fire districts, Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, and DNR .

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Air Quality Burn Bans

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Complaints

NEIGHBORS ARE BURNING

TALK TO YOUR NEIGHBORStart by talking to your neighbor about the burning issue. Some people may be unaware that what they are burning is illegal, or that they are poorly affecting the air quality for you and your neighborhood.

CALL 911You can call 911 or the Pierce County Non-Emergency line at (253) 798-4721 (#1) to report the outdoor burning of if someone needs medical attention due to the air quality issue. This will keep a record that you have reported what you believe is illegal burning, and the local fire district may be dispatched.

PSCAAYou can contact the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to file a complaint. The PSCAA is able to issue fines and fees for illegal burning which is affecting the air quality.

  • PSCAA Air Quality Complaint Line - 800-552-3565 Press 1 for English then dial ext. 6 (for another language other than English call 800-552-3565) and leave a message with the following information: date/time of event, if it is happening at that time, address of the incident including city and zip code, who you think is responsible, your contact name, address and daytime phone number. You can also visit their website by clicking here.

Wildfires
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Fire Districts
 FIRE DISTRICT  CITIES/TOWNS
 #3 WEST PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 564-1623
LAKEWOOD
STEILACOOM
UNIVERSITY PLACE
 #5 GIG HARBOR FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 851-3111
GIG HARBOR
 #6 CENTRAL PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 538-6400
ELK PLAIN
FREDERICKSON
MIDLAND
PARKLAND
PUYALLUP
SOUTH HILL
SPANAWAY
SUMMIT
SUMMIT VIEW
#10 TACOMA FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 591-5737
FIFE
TACOMA
#13 BROWNS POINT/DASH POINT FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 952-4776
 
#14 RIVERSIDE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 922-5644
 
 #16 KEY PENINSULA FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 884-2222
 
#17 SOUTH PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
NOT ISSUING BURN PERMITS AT THIS TIME
(253) 847-4333
EATONVILLE
ROY
#18 ORTING VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 893-2221
ORTING
#21 GRAHAM FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 847-8811
GRAHAM
#22 EAST PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 863-1800
BONNEY LAKE
EDGEWOOD
MILTON
SOUTH PRAIRIE
SUMNER
#23 PIERCE FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 569-2752
ASHFORD
ELBE
#25 CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 663-2634
 
#26 GREENWATER FIRE & RESCUE
(360) 663-2522
 
#27 ANDERSON ISLAND FIRE & RESCUE
(253) 884-4040
ANDERSON ISLAND

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