The Board of Chelan County Commissioners have designated Chelan County as an EXTREME Fire Hazard restricting outdoor burning and/or open flame devices, except as allowed by permit from the appropriate fire protection agency. Commercially made barbeque devices at residences and stoves or fireplace fires completely contained within a home or residence are allowed with out a permit.
In addition, the Board designates Chelan County as HIGH Fire Hazard Area restricting travel on county roads, except for:
a) Bona fide residents;
b) Landowners and leaseholders to access land to perform work to protect property;
c) Authorized and official business only;
d) Access to open public lands for legitimate purpose/use.
(Submitted by Chelan County Fire Districts #5 (Manson) and #7 (Chelan))