Whatcom County Fire District #16

Proudly serving the communities of Wickersham, Acme and Van Zandt in the South Fork Valley

Outdoor Burning

If You Would Like To Receive Notifications Regarding Burn Ban Information, Please Follow These Instructions.

1. To Receive Notifications When Outdoor Burn Bans Are Enacted Or Lifted; Please Go To Whatcom County Home Page – Stay Informed Notification Page. (https://www.whatcomcounty.us/list.aspx)

2. Enter Your Email Address And Choose How You Want To Be Notified.

3. Please Scroll Down The List To A Category Called “NEWS FLASH” (Last Category) .

4. Under NEWS FLASH–Scroll Down To Planning And Development Services-Burn Ban Information

5. To Be Added To The Notification List–Click On The Icon To The Left For Email And/Or Cell Phone Notification

6. Once You Confirm Your Subscription To The List, When A Burn Ban Is Enacted Or Lifted You Will Be Notified.

Outdoor Burning Is Prohibited In Washington State Within Incorporated Cities And Their Urban Growth Area (UGS) With The Exception Of Recreational Fires, Provided It Is Contained In An Approved Fire Container. Outdoor Burning Of Natural Vegetation Is Allowed Outside Of The UGA With A Permit From The Whatcom County Fire Marshal's Office Or The Department Of Natural Resources. For More Information About Outdoor Burning Please Visit The Whatcom County Marshal's Office At:



WCFD # 16

PO Box 37

Acme, WA 98220-0037

Physical Address:

2036 Valley Hwy

Acme, WA 98220

Phone: 360-595-2161