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BURN BAN

STAGE 2 BURN BAN LIFTED, STAGE 1 BURN BAN STILL IN EFFECT

Effectively immediately, the King County Fire Chief’s Association is terminating the Stage 2 (Complete) Burn Ban.  This allows burning of small recreational fires to resume as described below. Check with your local jurisdiction for additional information. 

Recent precipitation and cooler weather have allowed wildland fuels to recover moisture, and the local wildland fire danger has reduced to a level where it is safe to resume small recreational fires. The Stage I burn ban, issued on June 24th and covering all other outdoor burning, will remain in effect until further notice. Additionally this modification to the current burn ban status does not supersede the Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-10 which includes additional restrictions on State or publicly owned properties.

The King County Fire Chiefs, Fire Marshals and local jurisdictions encourage all citizens to know your local requirements for outdoor burning and maintain a fire safe environment.  If you have any questions, please contact your local Fire Department.

Approved Recreational Burn Requirements: *note some jurisdictions require burning permit

  1. Fires Shall: Be kindled with seasoned and dry firewood.

  2. Be built in a metal or concrete fire pit, such as those typically found in designated campgrounds; and not be used as debris disposal.

  3. Grow no larger than three feet in diameter.

  4. Be in a clear spot free from any vegetation for at least 10 feet in a horizontal direction, including at least 25 feet away from any structure and allow 20-foot vertical clearance from overhanging branches.

  5. Be attended at all times by an alert individual and equipment capable of extinguishing the fire with a shovel and a 5-gallon bucket of water or with a connected and charged water hose.

  6. Be completely extinguished by pouring water or moist soil in them and stirring with a shovel until all parts are cool to the touch.

  7. No burning when winds exceed 15 MPH.

 

posted 8:20am 9/2/2021

 

Board of Commissioner Meetings
BURN BAN

The Board of Commissioners of Duvall-King County Fire District 45 hold regular meetings

on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM.

​​Meeting agenda may be reviewed here.

The regular meeting has been moved to Thursday September 23 at 2pm

​​The meetings will be open for in person attendance with limited capacity. To view the meeting remotely, click here.

Written comments must be submitted to districtsecretary@duvallfire45.com prior to the meeting

New Fire Station

Station 167, located at 31813 NE Cherry Valley Rd, officially opened on December 14, 2020. It is staffed by three personnel 24/7 and has both an aid unit and engine to respond to calls.

Information on all stations can be found here.

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BLS CPR/AED & First Aid Training

​Duvall Fire offers BLS CPR/AED and First Aid training.

The CPR/AED training includes lecture and hands-on experience and after successful completion of the class, the student will receive a certification card that is good for two years.

The First Aid training, that can be taken in conjunction with the CPR/AED class or separately, teaches individuals the fundamental basics for rendering first aid.

Please consider signing up for one or both of these opportunities to prepare yourself to have the confidence and training to handle emergencies that may occur.

Benefit Service Charge

Petitions for the 2021 Benefit Service Charge are due by Friday January 29, 2020 at 5:00pm.

A hearing will be held on Wednesday February 10 at 7:00pm to review submitted appeals.

If you would like to attend via video conference, click here.  To call in during the meeting, dial1- 509-315-2174

Please visit the Benefit Service Charge page for additional information.