After a summer of low humidity, drought conditions, those burn bands that started July 1st are now coming to an end.
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced today that their statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands will expire on October 1st.
Recent area rain and lower temperatures has reduced the risk of fires in some areas of the state. Asotin, Garfield, Okanogan, Stevens and Walla Walla still have high fire danger. Bent and Columbia county still have extreme fire dangers warnings and have during the most part of the summer.
To learn what the status of your county is before you head out to burn, check it out first online at DNR's website.