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Local fire jurisdictions lower burn restrictions in Kitsap County

County fire marshals, fire departments and fire districts in Kitsap will lower burn restrictions starting at 8 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, according to a news release.

The fire danger rating in Kitsap remains 'moderate' and several restrictions on outdoor burning remain in effect. Citizens still need to follow all outdoor burning regulations and observe permit requirements for outdoor burning. The Clean Air Agency, the air quality authority for the greater Puget Sound area, restricts burning in more urban, densely populated areas.

For more information on local fire restrictions call 360-447-3555, 800-323-BURN or visit Department of Natural Resource’s "Fire Danger in Your County" web page.

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